Class Timings: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays from 12: 00 pm - 01:30 pm

Venue: Emmy Noether Seminar Room

First Meeting: 08 August 2023

  • Course Description: This course will be on the physics of the early universe. The major  cosmological events covered in the course include inflation and production of density fluctuations, baryogenesis and leptogenesis, dark matter production, neutrino decoupling and estimate of neutrino temperature, nucleosynthesis and last scattering of photons.

References: Book - Cosmology by Steven Weinberg

Course Evaluation: One assignment 50%, project 50%

Prerequisite: General relativity, Statistical mechanics, Quantum field theory

Credit Score: 4