**Spacetime Geometry and General Relativity**

by Neil Lambert

**Publisher**: King's College London 2011**Number of pages**: 48

**Description**:

This course is meant as introduction to what is widely considered to be the most beautiful and imaginative physical theory ever devised: General Relativity. It is assumed that you have a reasonable knowledge of Special Relativity as well as tensors.

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