Calendar

LEC # TOPICS KEY DATES
1 Overview; Hubble Expansion
2 General Relativity Overview Problem Set 0 due
3 Robertson-Walker Models
4 Cosmography 1: H0t0, Angular Diameter Test Problem Set 1 due
5 Cosmography 2: SNe Ia
6 Inflation 1 Problem Set 2 due
7 Inflation 2
8 Quantum Fluctuations from Inflation Problem Set 3 due
9 Radiation Era, Nucleosynthesis
10 Baryogenesis, CMB Basics
11 CMB Anisotropy 1 Problem Set 4 due
12 CMB Anisotropy 2
13 CMB Anisotropy 3 Problem Set 5 due
14 Gamma-ray Bursts
15 High-z Galaxies and QSOs Problem Set 6 due
16 QSO Absorption Lines 1
17 QSO Absorption Lines 2 Problem Set 7 due
18 Galaxy Clustering
19 Newtonian Structure Formation Theory Problem Set 8 due
20 Nonlinear Models
21 Relativistic Perturbation Theory Problem Set 9 due
22 Structure Formation Models 1
23 Structure Formation Models 2
24 Galaxy Formation 1 Problem Set 10 due
25 Galaxy Formation 2
26 Frontiers of Cosmology Paper due