GR 2009 lectures
  • Dec. 31, 2008 Organizational Meeting
  1. Jan. 2, 2009 What is classical gravity? Basic forces in nature; comparison with gravity; Newtonian gravity
  2. Jan. 5, 2009 Review of SR: The principle of relativity; application to show that electric and magnetic fields have to mix, obtain the law to first-order in velocities
  3. Jan. 7, 2009 Review of SR (contd.): Time-dilation, Lorentz contraction, Transformation of the EM fields
  4. Jan 8, 2009
  5. Jan 12, 2009
  6. Jan 15, 2009
  7. Jan 16, 2009 Relativistic particle dynamics (four-velocity; acceleration); affine parameters for trajectories
  8. Jan 19, 2009 Massless particles; affine parameter
  9. Jan 28, 2009 Uniformly accelerated particles
  10. Jan 29, 2009
  11. Jan 30, 2009
  12. Feb. 2, 2009
  13. Feb. 4, 2009
  14. Feb. 5, 2009
  15. Feb. 6, 2009
  16. Feb. 9, 2009
  17. Feb. 18, 2009
  18. Feb. 19, 2009
  19. Feb. 20, 2009 Quiz I (no lecture)
  20. Feb. 23, 2009
  21. Feb. 27, 2009
  22. Mar. 2, 2009
  23. Mar. 4, 2009
  24. Mar. 9, 2009
  25. Mar. 11, 2009
  26. Mar. 12, 2009
  27. Mar. 13, 2009
  28. Mar. 16, 2009
  29. Mar. 18, 2009
  30. Mar. 20, 2009
  31. Mar. 23, 2009
  32. Mar. 25, 2009
  33. Mar. 26, 2009
  34. Mar. 27, 2009 Quiz II (no lecture)
  35. Mar. 30, 2009
  36. Apr. 1, 2009 Tests of GR
  37. Apr. 3, 2009 Tests of GR
  38. Apr. 4, 2009 Gravitational waves
  39. Apr. 6, 2009 Gravitational waves (contd.)
  40. Apr. 8, 2009 Black hole solutions — Schwarzschild, Reissner-Nordstrom, Kerr
  41. Apr. 9, 2009 Black holes and Thermodynamics
  42. Apr. 13, 2009 Black holes and thermodynamics
  43. Apr. 15, 2009 Time-dependent solutions
  44. Apr. 16, 2009 Cosmology
  45. Apr. 20, 2009 Cosmology
  • Apr. 29, 2009 End Semester Examination
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