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Exploring Black Holes General Relativity and Astrophysics

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Exploring Black Holes General Relativity and Astrophysics

Exploring Black Holes General Relativity and Astrophysics

This note covers the following topics: Einstein's field equations, x-ray binaries and the search for black holes, the universe, cosmic structure formation; From inflation to galaxies.

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