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Matter Tells Spacetime How to Curve

Lecture no. 17 from the course: Black Holes, Tides, and Curved Spacetime: Understanding Gravity

Matter Tells Spacetime How to Curve

Taught by Professor Benjamin Schumacher | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course

The curvature of spacetime depends upon matter—and tidal effects. In this lecture, see how ordinary tidal effects reveal a simplified form of Einstein’s greatest discovery: the equation governing the curvature of spacetime by matter.

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