Equivalence Principle & Metric Tensors 
Equivalence Principle & Metric Tensors
by Stanford / Leonard Susskind
Video Lecture 5 of 10
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Date Added: January 4, 2015

Lecture Description

(February 11, 2013) After reviewing the cosmological equations of state, Leonard Susskind introduces the concept of vacuum energy. Vacuum energy is represented by the cosmological constant, and is also known as dark energy.

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Course Description

This is a lecture series from The Theoretical Minimum, a collection of lectures on classical and modern physics given by Stanford University professor Leonard Susskind, renowned theoretical physics and expert on string theory and modern cosmology. This course will concentrate on cosmology, the science of the origin and development of the universe. Along the way, students will take a close look at the Big Bang, the geometry of space-time, inflationary cosmology, cosmic microwave background, dark matter, dark energy, the anthropic principle, and the string theory landscape.


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