Einstein's General Relativity and Gravitation. Lec 15: Solutions to the Field Equations 2 (English)


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Recorded: May 20, 2014

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Lecture 15: Solutions to the Field Equations 2

Course Description: "Einstein's General Relativity and Gravitation" is taught at UCI as Physics 255. Topics covered: Description: Equations for Orbits, Relativistic Correction to the Newtonian Potential, Precession of the Perihelion of Mercury,  Celestial Reference Frames, Photon Orbits in the Schwarzschild Metric, Deflection of Light by the Sun,  Radar Echo Delay, Robertson Expansion, Present Status of Solar System Tests of General Relativity.

Required attribution: Hamber, Herbert. Physics 255 (UCI Open: University of California, Irvine), http://open.uci.edu/courses/einsteins_general_relativity_and_gravitation.html [Access date]. License: Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License.


Author:
Herbert Hamber
Title:
Professor
Department:
Physics & Astronomy

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