The Early Universe

Figure of a hypothetical sphere in comoving coordinates.

A hypothetical sphere in comoving coordinates centered on a radiating object. (Figure by Prof. Alan Guth.)

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MIT Course Number

8.286

As Taught In

Spring 2004

Level

Undergraduate

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Course Description

The Early Universe provides an introduction to modern cosmology. The first half deals with the development of the big-bang theory from 1915 to 1980, and latter half with recent impact of particle theory.

Guth, Alan. 8.286 The Early Universe, Spring 2004. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/physics/8-286-the-early-universe-spring-2004 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA


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