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ASTR 3558 - Introduction to General Relativity (3 Credit Hours)


Lecture Hours: 3 Lab Hours: 0
An introduction to the metric description of different space-times that describe flat and various curved geometries so as to derive the laws of mechanics for planets, stars, black holes, etc. The course also introduces a very simple model of the expanding universe and briefly introduces cosmology.

Prerequisite(s): PHYS 3537  or permission of instructor.
Cross Listing(s): PHYS 3558 .



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