Lecturer: Jürgen Schaffner-Bielich
Lectures: Tu 10am-12pm, room 2.114
Exercises: We 3-4pm, room 2.114
The course follows mainly the textbook by Straumann: General Relativity (2nd edition, 2013) and covers applications of general relativity to astrophysics.
Contents: Schwarzschild solution and classical tests of General Relativity, weak gravitational fields, the post-Newtonian approximation, mass measurements of binary pulsars, tests of general relativity with the double pulsar
Course material (exercises etc.) will be available in the PhysikOnline e-learning portal.