Astr 436: Introduction to Cosmology
PHYSICS & ASTRONOMY
This is an introductory course in modern cosmology, covering the observational evidence for the current standard model of cosmology and its modeling in terms of the theory of gravity and spacetime. Topics covered include the current status of observational cosmology, homogeneous and isotropic spacetime models and their evolution starting from the Big Bang, the cosmic microwave background, dark matter and dark energy, and structure formation in the universe.
- Math 267: Calculus for Business, Econ., & Accy. I
- Phys 317: Introduction to Modern Physics I
- Pre-Requisite: 24 Earned Hours
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