Observing the Big Bang
Winter Semester 2015/16The course is an introduction to observational cosmology.
- The standard cosmological model
- Age of cosmic structures and of the Universe
- The Hubble constant
- Big bang nucleosynthesis
- Mass in cosmic structures
- supernovae Ia
- redshift clustering
- cosmic microwave background
- Elements of statistics
NOTE: Course begins on October 12th, 2015
classes on Monday 16:15-18:00 Philosophenweg 12, kHS (more info)
26.10 Seminar at IWH (Hauptstr. 242)
The exam takes place upon appointment.
The program corresponds to the lecture notes except Chapters 10,11,13. Also the appendixes to chapters 2 and 8 are not part of the program.
L. Amendola Observing the Big Bang, Lecture Notes
M. Bartelmann, Observing the Big Bang, Lecture Notes
S. Dodelson, Modern Cosmology, Academic Press
L. Amendola and S. Tsujikawa, Dark Energy, Theory and Observations, Cambridge University Press, 2010
L. Amendola, Lecture notes of Cosmology