**ANNOUNCEMENTS: **

09/06/17: Home assignment 1 is due on Monday, 09/11/17 rather than 09/08/17. Also "3. Problem 3 on page 46" should read "3. Problem 4 on page 46".

10/18/17: Mini exam #3 will be held on Friday, 27 October 2017.

11/01/17: Mini exam #4 will be held on Wednesday, 8 November 2017.

11/20/17: Derivations of Affine Connections, Riemann curvature tensor, and Einstein tensor have been posted (scroll down to "Supplementary Documents").

12/04/17: Notes on the general relativistic Treatment of spherically symmetric mass distributions have been posted.

12/04/17: Sample solutions for HW 12 have been posted.

12/21/17: A copy of the final exam with sample solutions can be found here.

Home Assignments

Assignment 1

due~~09/08/17~~09/11/17)Assignment 2 (due 09/15/17)

Assignment 3 (due 09/22/17)

Assignment 4 (due 09/29/17

Assignment 5 (due 10/06/17)

Assignment 6 (due 10/20/17)

Assignment 7 (due 10/27/17)

Assignment 8 (Note: this homework is due on

Monday 11/06/17) - Sample solutionsAssignment 9 (due 11/13/17)

Assignment 10 (due 11/20/17)

Assignment 11 (due 11/27/17)

Assignment 12 (due 12/04/17) - Sample solutions

Assignment 13 (due 12/11/17) - updated

**Mini Exams Dates**

- Mini exam 1: 09/08/17
- Mini exam 2: 09/22/17
- Mini exam 3: 10/27/17 (sample solutions)
- Mini exam 4: 11/08/17
- Mini exam 5: 12/08/17

Midterm Dates

- 1st Midterm: 10/11/17 (For sample solutions, click here)
- 2nd Midterm: 11/15/17