UT Dallas 2014 Undergraduate Catalog

PHYS4395 - Cosmology

PHYS 4395 Cosmology (3 semester credit hours) The course is a simplified overview of contemporary cosmology including: cosmological principle; scale of distance and expansion law of the universe; redshift; Friedmann equations and cosmological models of the universe; cosmological probes and techniques; baryonic matter; dark matter; dark energy and cosmic acceleration. Prerequisites: (PHYS 3311 or PHYS 3411) or (ENGR 3300 or MATH 2420) and MATH 2415. (3-0) T