Calendar

SES # TOPICS KEY DATES
1 Inflationary Cosmology: Is Our Universe Part of a Multiverse? Part I  
2 Inflationary Cosmology: Is Our Universe Part of a Multiverse? Part II  
3 The Doppler Effect and Special Relativity Problem set 1 due
4 The Kinematics of the Homogeneous Expanding Universe  
5 Cosmological Redshift and the Dynamics of Homogeneous Expansion, ´╗┐Part I  
6 The Dynamics of Homogeneous Expansion, Part II Problem set 2 due
7 The Dynamics of Homogeneous Expansion, Part III  
8 The Dynamics of Homogeneous Expansion, Part IV Problem set 3 due
9 The Dynamics of Homogeneous Expansion, Part V  
10 Introduction to Non-Euclidean Spaces Problem set 4 due
11 Non-Euclidean Spaces: Closed Universes  
12 Non-Euclidean Spaces: Open Universes and the Spacetime Metric  
13 Non-Euclidean Spaces: Spacetime Metric and Geodesic Equation Problem set 5 due
14 The Geodesic Equation  
15 Black-Body Radiation and the Early History of the Universe, Part I  
16 Black-Body Radiation and the Early History of the Universe, Part II Problem set 6 due
17 Black-Body Radiation and the Early History of the Universe, Part III  
18 Cosmic Microwave Background Spectrum and the Cosmological Constant, Part I Problem set 7 due
19 The Cosmological Constant, Part II  
20 Supernovae Ia and Vacuum Energy Density Problem set 8 due
21 Problems of the Conventional (Non-inflationary) Hot Big Bang Model Problem set 9 due
22 The Higgs Field and the Cosmological Magnetic Monopole Problem´╗┐  
23 Inflation Problem set 9 due