2018-2019 Catalog

PHYS 266 Space, Time, and Black Holes

An introduction to the theory of relativity. The first half of the course focusing on special relativity includes discussions of the relationship between space and time; mass and energy; and cause and effect. The second half of the course presents the fundamentals of the general theory of relativity with an emphasis on the physics of black holes.


4 unit


PHYS 110 or PHYS 115; and PHYS 120 or PHYS 125; or permission of instructor

Core Requirements Met

  • Mathematics/Science