These notes represent approximately one semester's worth of lectures on introductory general relativity for beginning graduate students in physics. Topics include manifolds, Riemannian geometry, Einstein's equations, and three applications: gravitational radiation, black holes, and cosmology.
- Pub Date:
- December 1997
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- 238 pages, numerous figures. Individual chapters, and potentially updated versions, can be found at http://itp.ucsb.edu/~carroll/notes/