**Introduction to relativistic astrophysics and cosmology through Maple**

by V. L. Kalashnikov

**Publisher**: arXiv 2001**Number of pages**: 124

**Description**:

The author presents the pedagogical introduction to relativistic astrophysics and cosmology, which is based on computational and graphical resources of Maple 6. The knowledge of basics of general relativity and differential geometry is supposed.

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