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Curved Spacetime and Black Holes

Lecture no. 18 from the course: Mysteries of Modern Physics: Time

Curved Spacetime and Black Holes

Taught by Professor Sean Carroll | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course

By developing a general theory of relativity incorporating gravity, Einstein launched a revolution in our understanding of the universe. Trace how his idea that gravity results from the warping of spacetime led to the discovery of black holes and the big bang.


August 5, 2016