Possibilities for final projects.

**Course notes:** Ch. 1-8, App. A-C.

- A picture and explanation of the role of curvature in Einstein's general theory of relativity.
- Some lecture notes for a course on general relativity.
- Mazes, jigsaw puzzles, and chess, played on the torus and Klein bottle. The mazes are pretty fun, the jigsaw puzzles harder, and the chess is pretty hard, but a lot of fun if you know a little about chess.

**Instructor:**Tim Hsu.**Text:**The Poincare Upper Half-Plane, S. Stahl.**Homework:**Weekly problem sets.**Exams:**Two midterm exams (probably take-home) plus final project.**Grading:**Final course grades consist of:

Homework: 30% Exam 1: 20% Exam 2: 20% Final: 30%