How to best describe the expanding universe, gravitational waves or black holes ? General theory of relativity (GTR) is the key ! This MOOC introduces this famous theory formulated by Albert Einstein with many examples. After this MOOC, you will know how to solve the fundamental problems of the general theory of relativity.
Before you attend this 49 hours MOOC, it is better if you are familiar with several basic fields like electrodynamics, but this MOOC will help you by providing this knowledge so that you will be able to understand the general theory of relativity.
The professor of this general theory of relativity MOOC is Emil Akhmedov, Associate Professor, Faculty of Mathematics in the National Research University – Higher School of Economics (HSE), Russia. This course is free if you only want to read the content of the course and to watch the videos. You will have to pay a few dollars if you want to access all of the course, including rating homework, and to have an official certificate to print or to share (on LinkedIn for example).