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Relativity - Lecture 21

Lecture 21 - General Relativity and Black Holes

Gravitational Redshift
- Application to the GPS System
Particle Orbits
- Use Euler Equations (for External Aging) in Connection with the Schwarzschild Metric to find Constants of the Motion E and L
- Derive the Full Expression for the Effective Potential

Prof. Max Tegmark
8.033 Relativity, Fall 2006
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare)
Date accessed: 2009-10-17
License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA

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1. General Relativity Handout
2. Einstein's Field Equations Handout



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