Activity: General relativity

IB Physics: Activity: General relativity

Introduce the principle of equivalence.Understand the connection between the equivalence principle and the bending of light.Explain how the Pound-Rebka experiment gives evidence for General relativity.Describe black holes as a consequence of general relativity.Calculate the Scwarzchild radius.Have a look at the animations belowOne of these is made with a gravitational field, the other is accelerated up by a rocket. The...


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