Department of Astronomy Center for Radiophysics & Space Research

ASTR 6510: Applications of General Relativity

Credit Hours4
Cross-listed with

PHYS 6554

Prerequisites

Astro. 6509

Typically OfferedSpring

Continuation of Astronomy 6509 that emphasizes applications to astrophysics and cosmology. Topics include: relativistic stars, gravitational collapse and black holes, gravitational waves and cosmology, use of dynamics to formulate astrophysical and cosmological computations in the flourishing field of numerical relativity.