College Bulletin - Course Catalog 
  
    Oct 23, 2021  
College Bulletin - Course Catalog

PHYS 130. General Relativity


Newton’s gravitational theory, special relativity, linear field theory, gravitational waves, measurement of space-time, Riemannian geometry, geometrodynamics and Einstein’s equations, the Schwarzschild solution, black holes and gravitational collapse, and cosmology.
Prerequisite: PHYS 111  and PHYS 112 .
Natural sciences and engineering.
1 credit.
Catalog chapter: Physics and Astronomy  
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/physics-astronomy


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