**Recorded: **April 22, 2014

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**Lecture 7: **General Relativity 3

**Course Description: **"Einstein's General Relativity and Gravitation" is taught at UCI as Physics 255. Topics covered: Precision Test of the Equivalence Principle. GR Time Dilation Effects in GPS Systems. Searches for a Possible Anisotropy of Inertia. Equation of Free Fall compared to Newton's Equation. Electromagnetic Analogy (Lorentz Force). The Scale of Time and the Magnitude of the Metric. Asymptotically Flat Metrics as Idealizations. Role of Mach's Principle and the Origin of G. Simple Examples of Coordinate Systems. Coordinate Dependence of the Affine Connection.

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