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Unformatted text preview: dilation and gravitational corrections to a clock on the satellite, as compared with an inertial observer at inFnity. 4. Compute the ratio of the circumference C to 2 r for a circle, and the deFcit angle i for a triangle, if they are drawn on the surface of a two-sphere of radius a . or a small circle, show that C 2 r = 1 r 2 + . . . and Fnd . or the triangle, show that s i = where is the solid angle subtended by the triangle at the center of the sphere. 1...
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This note was uploaded on 04/19/2008 for the course PHYS 225 taught by Professor Manohar during the Fall '07 term at UCSD.
- Fall '07
- General Relativity