PHYS 743 Very Early Universe (3 credits)

Offered by: Physics (Faculty of Science)

Administered by: Graduate Studies


Physics : Introduction to key tools used in current research in theoretical cosmology, including (i) Review of Standard Big Bang Cosmology, (ii) Inflationary Universe Models, (iii) Theory of Cosmological Perturbations, (iv) Quantum Field Theory Methods of Cosmology. (v) Topological Defects in Cosmology, (vi) Superstring Cosmology.

Terms: Fall 2017

Instructors: Robert Brandenberger (Fall)

  • Prerequisite: PHYS 514, General Relativity.

  • Corequisite: PHYS 610, Quantum Field Theory 1.