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Lecture Notes on General Relativity by Columbia University

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Lecture Notes on General Relativity by Columbia University

Lecture Notes on General Relativity by Columbia University

This book covers the following topics: Special Relativity, Lorentzian Geometry, Introduction to General Relativity, Null Structure Equations, Applications to Null Hypersurfaces, Christodoulou’s Memory Effect, Black Holes, Lagrangian Theories and the Variational Principle, Hyperbolic Equations and Wave Propagation on Black Holes.

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