Gravity and Cosmology

Course Code
PHYS 2559
Kent Yagi
Assistant Professor
Atsushi Yoshida
Instructor

The goal of this course is to offer a basic, physical understanding of general relativity and cosmology. It addresses questions such as "What is general relativity?", "Why gravity is related to curved spacetime?", "What are black holes?", "What are gravitational waves?", "How did our Universe begin?", "How did our Universe evolve and where does it go?", "What are dark matter and dark energy?"