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Relativity - Lecture 24

Lecture 24 - General Relativity and Black Holes IV

Photon Trajectories
- Derive Differential Equation for the Trajectories
- Critical Impact Parameter
- Derive Expression for Light Bending in the Weak-Field Limit
Shapiro Time Delay

(1.8 MB pdf)

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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