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Theoretical Cosmology

Course
2012-2013

Description

This course is an introduction to the relativistic treatment of cosmological perturbations, their origin, evolution and how they affect observations.

Programme form

Lectures, problem and discussion sessions

Literature

The primordial density perturbation by D.H. Lyth and A.R. Liddle, Cambridge University Press, 2009.This textbook is required.

Recommended: Modern Cosmology, by S. Dodelson, Academic Press, Elsevier, 2003

Schedule

Physics Schedule

Form of examination

10 January 2013

Prerequisites

Bachelor of Physics courses, Theory of General Relativity

More information

Lecturer: Prof.dr. A. Achúcarro (Ana)