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Einstein field equations

The Einstein field equations (EFE) give a mathematical description of the general theory of relativity.

 


Explanation

The Einstein field equations may be written as

where

    Rµν Ricci curvature tensor
    R Scalar curvature
    gµν Metric tensor
    Λ Cosmological constant
    G Gravitational constant
    c Speed of light
    Tµν Stress-energy tensor

 


Additional Information

The German physicist Albert Einstein published the eguations in 1915.

 


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