# General Relativity and Cosmology

On this webpage, you can find all information regarding the lecture "General Relativity and Cosmology--SS19" by Prof. Stefan Foerste.## Essentials:

- The Review Session for the Second Exam will be on Tuesday, 17th of September, 14-15, in the Besprechungsraum in the BCTP. I strongly suggest you do drop by to see your sheet.
- The
**Retake(second)**exam will be held on Monday, 16th of September, 9-12, in Hoersaal 1 HISKP. - The first exam will be held on Monday, 1st of July, 9-12, in Hoersaal 1 HISKP.
- Th second exam will be fixed sometime after the first exam.
- Lectures are on Modays 10-12 and Wednesdays 12-13.
- Excersise sheets are handed out on Wednesdays, You should also hand in your solutions on Wednesdays, during the lecture.
- The exercise classes will start from April 8th -- For the first week there will be in-class exercises.
- As usual, you will need to earn at least 50% of the total poits from the exercise sheets, to be eligible to write the final exam.

## Tutorials:

Tutorials and sheets are organized by Bardia, BCTP, Room 2.023.

The exercise classes are on

- Mondays 14 - 16, Amitayus Banik, SR II -- HISKP
- Tuesdays 10 - 12, Benoit Scholtes, R 0.021 --AVZ I
- Thursdays 10 - 12, Gianluca Stellin, Konfrenzraum I -- PI
- Fridays 12 - 14, David Galviz, Konfrezraum I -- PI

## Irregularities:

- On days
**April 12th + May 10th**Friday Tutorials, will be held in Seminar room I, BCTP. - On
**Tuesday, April 23rd**make-up session for the Monday tutorial, will be held in Seminar room I, BCTP, and from 8-10 AM. - On
**Wednesday, May 15th**It's the Dies Academicus, so there's no lecture, exerise sheets should be dropped off at the tiny desk in the BCTP, just beside the Seminar room. There you can get the next sheet as well. **There is a lecture on June 5th. Ignore the previous announcement please! I'll collect the homework in the lecture. (Sorry!)**

## Exercise Sheets

# | Due | Link | Content |
---|---|---|---|

0 | In Class | Class Exercise | Remembering SR |

1 | April 10th | Exercise Sheet 1 | Classical Relativistic Electrodynamics |

2 | April 17th | Exercise Sheet 2 | The Energy-Momentum Tensor |

3 | April 24th | Exercise Sheet 3 | Starring Manifolds |

4 | In Class | Class Exercise | Induced Metric |

5 | May 8th | Exercise Sheet 5 | Vectors, Vector Fields and a bit of Tensors |

6 | May 15th | Exercise Sheet 6 | The Connection |

7 | May 22nd | Exercise Sheet 7 | Geodesics, Parallel Transport, and the Riemann Curvature Tensor |

8 | May 29nd | Exercise Sheet 8 | Symmetries and Killing Vectors |

9 | June 6th | Exercise Sheet 9 | Local Coordinates and non-coordiante basis |

10 | June 19th | Exercise Sheet 10 | Deflection of light, Gravitational Waves part I |

11 | June 26th | Exercise Sheet 11 | GW II-Charged BH-Kruskal Coordinates |