This course provides an overview of astrophysical cosmology with emphasis on the Cosmic Microwave Background (CMB) radiation, galaxies and related phenomena at high redshift, and cosmic structure formation. Additional topics include cosmic inflation, nucleosynthesis and baryosynthesis, quasar (QSO) absorption lines, and gamma-ray bursts. Some background in general relativity is assumed.
horizons, galaxies, Cosmic Microwave Background radiation, thermal background, relativistic cosmology, cosmology, high redshift, Newtonian cosmology, Astrophysics, cosmological principle, radiation, cosmic structure formation, element synthesis, types of universes, evolution in cosmology
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