Introduction to General Relativity

by E. Tonni (2 credits, type B)


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Main topics

  • Special relativity and flat space-time
  • Manifolds and tensors
  • Covariant derivatives and curvature tensors
  • Einstein equations and Hilbert action
  • Schwarzschild solution and black holes
  • Black hole entropy
  • Black hole formation
  • Fields in curved backgrounds

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