**Advanced General Relativity**

by Sergei Winitzki

**Publisher**: Google Sites 2007**Number of pages**: 193

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Topics include: Asymptotic structure of spacetime, conformal diagrams, null surfaces, Raychaudhury equation, black holes, the holographic principle, singularity theorems, Einstein-Hilbert action, energy-momentum tensor, Noether's theorem, tetrad (vierbein) formalism, spinor fields in curved spacetime, Hamiltonian formulation of GR, quantum cosmology.

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