Physics 32 — Gravitation

The theory and applications of Newtonian gravitation and an introduction to the ideas of gravitation in general relativity. Topics covered include gravitational potentials, orbits and celestial mechanics, tidal forces, atmospheres, Einstein's equivalence principle, black holes, and cosmology. The target audience is students with a strong interest in fundamental physics and the mathematical as well as conceptual underpinnings of gravity and its applications.

    Meetings, Spring 2020   

Section Location Times Instructor
Second Half
Section 1 Shanahan 3465 MW at 13:15–14:30 Missing alt information Lyzenga