Prof.  Luca Amendola


Institut fuer Theoretische Physik -- Universitaet Heidelberg


Philosophenweg 16 -- D-69120 Heidelberg -- Germany

Tel: +49-6221-549-407 -- Fax: +49-6221-549-333

Sprechstunde: After my lectures
and by appointment Tuesday 11.00 - 12.00 a.m. (other times also possible)





  Observing the Big Bang

Winter Semester 2015/16

   The course is an introduction to observational cosmology.
  
Program

   - 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
   - lensing
   - 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)

  
  
   Calendar :
   12.10
   19.10
   26.10 Seminar at IWH (Hauptstr. 242)
   02.11
   09.11
   16.11
   23.11
   30.11
   07.12
   14.12
   21.12
   11.01
   18.01


    CREDITS: 3

    EXAM

     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.


    Lecture notes:

     L. Amendola Observing the Big Bang, Lecture Notes

    Suggested texts:

     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
    

 
   
 


   
   


 

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