Tensors and GR

  1. I know very little about General Relativity, I don't know what a tensor is
    and don't know any of the mathematics involved (even though I know
    pretty much all of the equations in Special Relativity.)
    Could someone please explain tensors to me, or point me to a link that does?
    And where can I go to find a mathematical explanation of GR?
     
  2. jcsd
  3. pervect

    pervect 8,001
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    You may find this heavy going, but you can get some ideas as to the answer to both of your questions at

    http://math.ucr.edu/home/baez/gr/gr.html

    Do you have calculus yet?
     
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