Gravitation

Abstract

A self-study reading project to explore the basics of general relativity and the mathematical formalism that underlies it.

Textbooks Used

Reading:

  1. "Spacetime and Geometry: An Introduction to General Relativity" by Sean Carroll

  2. "Gravity: An Introduction to Einstein's General Relativity" by James B. Hartle

Reference:

  1. "An Introduction to Tensors and Group Theory for Physicists" Nadir Jeevanjee

  2. "Geometry, Topology and Physics" by Mikio Nakahara

Lectures

The talks given in relation to this project are available on the here.

Solved Problems

Problem sets and their solutions can be found here.