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Fall 2020
Nov 30, 2021
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PHYS 1280 - Introduction to Cosmology
The course presents an introduction to the study of the origin, evolution and contents of the Universe. Topics include the expansion of the Universe, relativistic cosmologies, thermal evolution, primordial nucleosynthesis, structure formation and the Cosmic Microwave Background. Prerequisites: PHYS 0160, MATH 0190, MATH 0200, or MATH 0350, or instructor permission.
0.000 OR 1.000 Credit hours
0.000 OR 1.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Discussion Section/Conference, Primary Meeting

Physics Department

Undergraduate level PHYS 0160 Minimum Grade of S and (Undergraduate level MATH 0190 Minimum Grade of S or Undergraduate level MATH 0200 Minimum Grade of S or Undergraduate level MATH 0350 Minimum Grade of S)

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