coordinates: Tuesday and Thursday at 9:15-11:00 am in INF 227 / HS 2
Winter Semester 2018The course is an introduction to Cosmology. Suggested prerequisites: General Relativity (although it not strictly necessary).
- Review of General Relativity
- Observing the Universe
- Thermal history
- Evolution of perturbations
- Cosmic Microwave Background
- Gravitational Lensing
- Large scale structure
- Dark matter, dark energy
NOTE: Course begins on October 16th, 2018, 9:15 am
Exercise classes start from the week after the beginning of the course, at various locations/times to be announced later on. Obertutor: Dr. Guillem Domenech (firstname.lastname@example.org). Exercise sheets at this link.
Calendar (9:15-11:00 am):
Sections of lecture notes effectively covered in the course: up to Chap. 13 included, except: 2.6, 5.3, 5.4, 6.2, 9.5, 9.6, Appendix of Chap. 11, 12.5, 12.8
First EXAM: Feb. 13th, 9am, Philosophenweg 12 gHS.
Rules: you can bring a A4 sheet with all the handwritten formulas you can fit on both sides. You can bring a handpocket calculator without wifi or any other connection. You cannot bring in the exam room any cellphones, laptops, tablets or any other device that can connect to the internet or make calls. The exam will consist of exercises and/or theory questions. Persons with special needs should contact us as soon as possible to make arrangements.
Second EXAM: April 4th, 9-12am at Philosophenweg 12 gHS.
You can attend the second exam only if a) you did not show up or did not hand in the exam sheet at the first exam; or b) you failed the first exam.
Third ORAL EXAM: July 1st and 2nd , 2-6pm at Philosophenweg 16.
You can attend the third exam only if you try and failed at least one of the first two exams. If you did not attend or hand in the sheet at both exams, you cannot take the third exam. Send me an email by May 20th to book the third exam.