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 NonEuclidean Spaces  Problem set 4 due 
11  NonEuclidean Spaces: Closed Universes  
12  NonEuclidean Spaces: Open Universes and the Spacetime Metric  
13  NonEuclidean Spaces: Spacetime Metric and Geodesic Equation  Problem set 5 due 
14  The Geodesic Equation  
15  BlackBody Radiation and the Early History of the Universe, Part I  
16  BlackBody Radiation and the Early History of the Universe, Part II  Problem set 6 due 
17  BlackBody 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 (Noninflationary) Hot Big Bang Model  Problem set 9 due 
22 
The Higgs Field and the Cosmological Magnetic Monopole Problem 

23  Inflation  Problem set 9 due 
Calendar
Instructor:  
Course Number: 

Departments:  
As Taught In:  Fall 2013 
Level: 
Undergraduate

Learning Resource Types
theaters
Lecture Videos
assignment
Problem Sets
grading
Exams with Solutions
Instructor Insights