2014: Foundations of General Relativity

Foundations of General Relativity
@ University of Michigan
Kuenzel Room
Michigan Union
January 25, 2014

Light Breakfast

“Global (and Other) Properties of Space-Times”
Robert Geroch (Physics, University of Chicago)
Comments by: Sophie Monahan (Michigan)
9:40-11

“The ‘Geodesic Principle’ is a Derived, Leading Order Approximation to ‘Particle Motion’ in General Relativity.”
Robert Wald (Physics, University of Chicago)
Comments by: John Dougherty (UCSD)
11:40-1

Lunch

“Curved Spaces in General Relativity Theory”
Lydia Bieri (Mathematics, University of Michigan)
Comments by: John Ware (Michigan)
2:40-4

“Does Time Pass Equably?  And is it the Same at Rome and at London?”
Gordon Belot (Philosophy, University of Michigan)
Comments by: Kevin Blackwell (Michigan)
4:40-6