Course Synopses

01:750:444. INTRODUCTION TO COSMOLOGY (3)

  • Course Description:
    Prerequisites: 01:750:(341 and 342) or (351 and 361). 

    Expansion of the universe, techniques for distance estimation. Large-scale structure of universe. Cosmological models: open, closed, flat and accelerating universes. Microwave background: observations, properties and origin. Problems of standard cosmology and preliminary concept of inflation.