College Bulletin - Course Catalog 
    Dec 06, 2021  
College Bulletin - Course Catalog

PHYS 137. Cosmological Physics

An introduction to cosmology which includes the study of the origin, evolution, and content of the universe: isotropy, homogeneity, and geometry of the universe; gravitational collapse and formation of proto-galactic structures; statistical mechanics and fluid dynamics in an expanding universe; observational tests of the standard cosmology model; extensions to the standard cosmological model including scalar field dark matter and modified theories of gravity.
Prerequisite: PHYS 111  
Natural sciences and engineering
1 credit.
Spring 2022. Smith, T.
Catalog chapter: Physics and Astronomy  
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