OBSERVATIONAL COSMOLOGY

(Astronomy 7939)




Administrative:

  1. Syllabus
  2. Grades
  1. Graduate Program In Astronomy
  2. Research in Astronomy

Lectures:

    Overview
    History
  1. Basics of Modern Cosmology
  2. Cosmological Parameters
  3. Galaxy Formation and Evolution
  1. Dark Matter and Dark Energy
  2. Background Radiation
  3. Large Scale Structure

Projects/Seminars/Proposals:

  1. Project #1. Deadline: Feb. 09
  2. Project #2. Deadline: Feb. 25
  3. Project #3. Deadline: Apr. 25
  1. Seminar. Deadline: Mar. 22
  2. Proposal #1. Deadline: Apr. 05
  3. Proposal #2. Deadline: TBC

Internet Resources:

  1. A Cosmology Database
  2. NASA Extragalactic Database
  3. Astrophysics e-prints
  4. Astronomical Data Center (CDS)
  5. Astrophysics Data System
  1. Sloan Digital Sky Survey
  2. Gemini Telescope
  3. Hubble Space Telescope
  4. Hubble Deep Field North
  5. Hubble Deep Field South

Copyright: The lectures on this course are a compilation of information on Observational Cosmology obtained in the web, including several Observatories web sites, various educational web sites, and Level 5, an excellent knowledgebase for cosmology at Caltech (Madore etal.).