Course description

Cosmology is the study of the evolution and large-scale structure of the Universe. In this course you will study the early Universe, the inflation model, the expansion of the Universe and structure formation. Concepts like dark matter and dark energy are studied, as well as methods to measure cosmological parameters.

Teacher

Jesper Sollerman, 08-5537 8554, jesper@astro.su.se

Place

Lecture room FC61, floor 6, AlbaNova, Roslagstullsbacken 21, Stockholm.

Course literature

Ryden, B., Introduction to Cosmology, Second Edition, 2017, ISBN 978-1-107-15483-4

Examination

Hand-in exercises, Literature study, to be presented in a written essay and an oral presentation. Written exam

Schedule

This schedule is preliminary and may be subject to minor changes. As a rule, these changes are communicated directly by the teacher and are generally not reflected on this page.

L = Lecture, E = Exercise (in this course, exercises are integrated into the lectures)

Week Day Time Activity
44 Mon 30/11 10:15-12:00 L1
  Wed 1/11 10:15-12:00 L2
  Fri 3/11 13:15-15:00 L3
45 Mon 6/11 10:15-12:00 L4
  Fri 10/11 13:15-15:00 L5
46 Mon 13/11 10:15-12:00 L6
  Wed 15/11 10:15-12:00 L7
47 Mon 20/11 10:15-12:00 L8
  Wed 22/11 10:15-12:00 L9
48 Mon 27/11 10:15-12:00 L10
  Wed 29/11 10:15-12:00 L11
49 Mon 4/12 10:15-12:00 L12
  Wed 6/12 10:15-12:00 L13
50 Mon 11/12 10:15-12:00 L14
  Wed 13/12 10:15-12:00 L15
  Thu 14/12 13:00-17:00 Presentations
2 Fri 12/1 10:00-14:00 Exam