402-0832-11L  Applications of General Relativity in Astrophysics and Cosmology

SemesterSpring Semester 2020
LecturersP. Jetzer
Periodicitynon-recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish
CommentNo enrolment to this course at ETH Zurich. Book the corresponding module directly at UZH.
UZH Module Code: PHY519

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AbstractThe following topics will be discussed:

- Time delay of radar echoes
- Geodetic precession
- Lense-Thirring effect
- Gravitational waves (their detection and applications)
- Binary pulsar
- Schwarzschild black holes
- Kerr solution
Objective
Lecture notessee homepage for script: http://www.itp.uzh.ch/lectures/jetzer/GR2013/