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8.286 The Early Universe, Spring 2004

Figure of a hypothetical sphere in comoving coordinates.
A hypothetical sphere in comoving coordinates centered on a radiating object. (Figure by Prof. Alan Guth.)

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Course Description

The Early Universe provides an introduction to modern cosmology. The first half deals with the development of the big-bang theory from 1915 to 1980, and latter half with recent impact of particle theory.
 

Staff

Instructor:
Prof. Alan Guth

Course Meeting Times

Lectures:
Two sessions / week
1.5 hours / session

Level

Undergraduate

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