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4730. General Relativity and Cosmology

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: PHYS 2300, 3101, and 3201; or instructor consent.

Grading Basis: Graded

Gravity and the problem of motion from the ancient Greeks to Newton to Einstein. Special relativity. General relativity. Curvature. Classic tests of general relativity. Gravitational waves. Black holes. Newtonian cosmology. Big Bang theory. Inflation. Dark matter. Dark energy. Accelerating universe.

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Term Campus Instruction Mode Instructor Section Session Schedule Location Enrollment Notes
Spring 2024 Storrs In Person Trump, Jonathan 001 Reg TuTh 3:30pm‑4:45pm
TLS 301 13/15