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Course Info

  • Course Number / Code:
  • 8.962 (Spring 2006) 
  • Course Title:
  • General Relativity 
  • Course Level:
  • Graduate 
  • Offered by :
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
    Massachusetts, United States  
  • Department:
  • Physics 
  • Course Instructor(s):
  • Prof. Scott Hughes
    Prof. Edmund Bertschinger 
  • Course Introduction:

  • 8.962 General Relativity

    Spring 2006

    Course Highlights

    This course features a complete set of assignments and extensive readings.

    Course Description

    8.962 is MIT's graduate course in general relativity, which covers the basic principles of Einstein's general theory of relativity, differential geometry, experimental tests of general relativity, black holes, and cosmology.

    Technical Requirements

    Special software is required to use some of the files in this course: .nb and .ps.


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