PHYSICS 725

**PHYSICS 725, FALL 2016**

(updated Dec. 8, 2016)
So far, we have covered from Weinberg's book:

chapter 2, sections 1 to 8
chapter 3, sections 1 to 5
chapter 4, sections 1 to 3, 5 to 7
chapter 5, sections 1 and 2 (without spin)
chapter 6, sections 3 to 6, 8
chapter 7, section 1
chapter 8, sections 1 to 6
chapter 10, sections 1 and 2
chapter 13, sections 1 to 3
chapter 14, sections 1 to 3
chapter 15, section 1
For material on black holes, see for instance the book
by Hartle, chapter 12. For Hawking radiation, see Hartle,
chapter 13.

course syllabus:
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homework set #1; due: September 8
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homework set #2; due: September 15
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homework set #3; due: September 29
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homework set #4; due: October 7
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homework set #5; due: October 14
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homework set #6; due: October 21
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homework set #7; due: October 31
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homework set #8; due: November 7
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homework set #9; due: November 14
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homework set #10; due: December 8
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homework set #11; due: December 20 (4 pm)
(pdf)