General relativity is the geometric theory of gravitation that generalises special relativity and Newton's law of universal gravitation, providing a unified description of gravity as a geometric property of space and time, or spacetime. In particular, the curvature of spacetime is directly related to the energy and momentum of whatever matter and radiation are present. This course uses the physics of black holes extensively to develop and illustrate the concepts of general relativity and curved spacetime.
10 lecture videos
|1||The equivalence principle and tensor analysis||Watch lecture|
|2||Tensor mathematics||Watch lecture|
|3||Flatness and curvature||Watch lecture|
|4||Geodesics and gravity||Watch lecture|
|5||Metric for a gravitational field||Watch lecture|
|6||Black holes||Watch lecture|
|7||Falling in to a black hole||Watch lecture|
|8||Formation of a black hole||Watch lecture|
|9||Einstein field equations||Watch lecture|
|10||Gravity waves||Watch lecture|
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