Lecture Slides

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1 Inflationary Cosmology: Is Our Universe Part of a Multiverse? Part I (PDF)
2 Inflationary Cosmology: Is Our Universe Part of a Multiverse? Part II (PDF)
3 The Doppler Effect and Special Relativity (PDF)
4 The Kinematics of the Homogeneous Expanding Universe (PDF)
5 Cosmological Redshift and the Dynamics of Homogeneous Expansion, Part I (PDF)
6 The Dynamics of Homogeneous Expansion, Part II (PDF)
7 The Dynamics of Homogeneous Expansion, Part III (PDF)
8 The Dynamics of Homogeneous Expansion, Part IV (PDF)
9 The Dynamics of Homogeneous Expansion, Part V (PDF)
10 Introduction to Non-Euclidean Spaces (PDF - 1.1MB)
11 Non-Euclidean Spaces: Closed Universes (PDF)
12 Non-Euclidean Spaces: Open Universes and the Spacetime Metric (PDF)
13 Non-Euclidean Spaces: Spacetime Metric and Geodesic Equation (PDF)
14 The Geodesic Equation (PDF)
15 Black-Body Radiation and the Early History of the Universe, Part I (PDF)
16 Black-Body Radiation and the Early History of the Universe, Part II (PDF)
17 Black-Body Radiation and the Early History of the Universe, Part III (PDF)
18 Cosmic Microwave Background Spectrum and the Cosmological Constant, Part I (PDF)
19 The Cosmological Constant, Part II (PDF)
20 Supernovae Ia and Vacuum Energy Density (PDF)
21 Problems of the Conventional (Non-inflationary) Hot Big Bang Model (PDF)
22 The Higgs Field and the Cosmological Magnetic Monopole Problem (There are no Lecture Slides for this lecture.)
23 Inflation (PDF)

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