Energy-momentum tensor and Einstein's equations

General Relativity (Fall, 2008)

November 24, 2008
The covariant divergence of the energy momentum tensor vanishes.
The covariant derivative of the metric tensor vanishes.
Einstein's equation in the Newtonian approximation.
Wave equation for a scalar field in curved space
Energy momentum tensor for the wave equation.
The cosmological constant adds an attraction or repulsion to Einstein's equation.
  • Wave equation
  • Energy momentum tensor
  • Cosmological constant