PHYSICS 525 - Cosmology I - The Early Universe
Section: 001
Term: WN 2018
Subject: Physics (PHYSICS)
Department: LSA Physics
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Advisory Prerequisites:
Graduate standing.
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
May not be repeated for credit.
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This course focuses on the cosmology of the early universe, from the big bang to the epoch of the cosmic microwave background. Physics of the expanding universe, Einstein and Boltzmann equations, inflation, big bang nucleosynthesis, cosmological perturbations, recombination and early universe probes of inhomogeneities up to the CMB epoch. If time allows, some topics in early universe particle physics such as baryogenesis and dark matter genesis will also be covered.

PHYSICS 525 - Cosmology I - The Early Universe
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001 (LEC)
WF 10:00AM - 11:30AM
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ISBN: 9780201626742
Early Universe., Author: KOLB, E., Publisher: Addison-Wesley
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