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PERIMETER INSTITUTE RECORDED SEMINAR ARCHIVE

General Relativity 2 - Gravity is a Curvature
Speaker(s): Michael Burns
Abstract: Spacetime tells matter how to move, and matter tells spacetime how to curve.
Learning Outcomes:
• Why gravity can be seen as a curvature of spacetime.
• That Einstein’s field equations describe how matter curves spacetime.
• How Sir Arthur Eddington verified Einstein’s theory of general relativity by measuring the change in position of stars during a solar eclipse.
Date: 01/08/2006 - 9:00 am
Collection: ISSYP Virtual
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