Physics 751 -- GENERAL RELATIVITY -- SPRING 2015

Instructor: Professor S. Martin
Office: La Tourette 214
Phone: (815) 753-6467
email: spmartin@niu.edu
Office hours: M,T,W,F, 1:00 to 1:50. (Or, as always, whenever you can find me, which means usually not Thursday afternoons).

Class meetings: M,W,F 11:30-12:20, 227 La Tourette

Textbook: Spacetime and Geometry: An Introduction to General Relativity
Author: Sean M. Carroll
ISBN-13: 9780805387322
Publisher: Pearson Addison-Wesley

Graduate catalog description: Special relativity on a flat space-time metric, manifolds and curvature, Einstein's equation, Schwarzschild solution.

Grading: 100% based on homework sets, assigned approximately weekly.

The course syllabus is here.

Homework #1 assignment. (due Wednesday, January 21, 2015).

Homework #2 assignment. (due Wednesday, February 4, 2015).

Homework #3 assignment. (due Friday, February 13, 2015).

Homework #4 assignment. (due Friday, February 20, 2015).

Homework #5 assignment. (due Friday, March 6, 2015).

Homework #6 assignment. (due Monday, March 23, 2015).

Homework #7 assignment. (due Friday, April 3, 2015).

Homework #8 assignment. (due Monday, April 13, 2015).

Homework #9 assignment. (due Friday, May 1, 2015).