Dec 05, 2022  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog

PHYS 326 - Cosmology


Prerequisites, PHYS 201 PHYS 250 . Students explore the field of cosmology and general relativity as its mathematical framework. Students learn the description of physical processes, precise formulation of mathematical laws and advanced problem-solving skills. Topics include the comparison of Newtonian and Einsteinian gravity, dark matter and dark energy, the cosmic microwave background, inflation and the very early universe. Letter grade with Pass/No Pass option. (Offered as needed.) 3 credits