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This web page is an overview of the geometrical foundations of general relativity. It gives a conceptual explanation of the topics of curvature, manifolds, and coordinates on curved spaces. It is a portion of a larger compilation of information on the mathematical foundations of modern physics, including special relativity, general relativity, black holes, and quantum mechanics.

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  • Mathematics > General

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