COS: Cosmology

Module title: Cosmology (COS)

Module convenors:

Ed Copeland and Anne Green (Nottingham)

This module will provide an overview of modern cosmology at a slightly higher level than a typical 3rd year undergraduate `introduction to cosmology' course.

Topics covered will include:

Overview of expanding Universe
Thermal history and nucleosynthesis
Inflation
Dark matter
Cosmic microwave background
Dark energy
Large Scale Structure formation & neutrinos

Academic year: 
2016-2017
Starts: 
16/01/2017 - 12:00