PHYS 764 (01) - General Relativity and Cosmology

General Relativity & Cosmology

Durham   Engineering&Physical Sciences :: Physics
Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2024 - Full Term (08/26/2024 - 12/09/2024)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   16  
CRN: 16329
Review of special relativity, and the motivation for considering gravity in terms of curvature of space time. Introduction to Riemannian geometry, general relativity and Einstein's equations. Application of general relativity in the study of black holes, gravitational waves, cosmology, as well as recent results on inflation and quantum gravity. (Alternate years only.)
Prerequisite(s): PHYS 505 and PHYS 508 and PHYS 616 and (CS 410P or IAM 550) and (MATH 645 or MATH 545 or MATH 525)
Instructors: David Mattingly

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/26/2024 12/9/2024 MWF 9:10am - 10:00am DEM 251