Solar System tests of general relativity

Solar System tests of general relativity

Lecture of the course "General Relativity With Astrophysical Applications", taught by Prof. Rodrigo Nemmen (USP).

• Parametrized-Post-Newtonian metric (PPN)
• Precession of the perihelion of Mercury measurement
• Deflection of light by the Sun
• The 1919 total eclipse expedition and observations

Credit for the slides/figures belongs to Rodrigo Nemmen, unless otherwise stated.


Rodrigo Nemmen

November 13, 2018