PHYS 6599

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Intended to provide a detailed theoretical development of current ideas in cosmology. Topics include Big Bang cosmology and universe's matter content; a cosmological chronology very early universe, symmetry breaking, inflationary scenarios, nucleosynthesis, recombination, growth of irregularities, galaxy formation and clustering, dark energy; current and future cosmological observational approaches.

When Offered Fall.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: statistical physics, quantum mechanics, and electromagnetic theory courses.

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    Combined with: ASTRO 6599

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt