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Cornell University    
 
    
 
  Nov 20, 2017
 
Courses of Study 2017-2018
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ASTRO 6599 - [Cosmology]

(crosslisted) PHYS 6599  
     
Fall. Next offered 2018-2019. 4 credits. Student option grading.

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

I. Wasserman.

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.



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