Mathematics Colloquia and Seminars
Gravity and Cartan GeometryQMAP Seminar
|Speaker:||Derek Wise, UC Davis|
|Start time:||Fri, Nov 16 2007, 3:10PM|
I will explain E. Cartan's beautiful "infinitesimal" version of Klein's Erlangen Program, and use it to describe the geometric content of the MacDowell-Mansouri formulation of Einstein's general relativity.