PHYS*7860 General Relativity for Cosmology
|Semester||Instructor(s)||Course Outline(s)||Course Website|
|Fall 2017||PHYS*7860 Website|
Introduction to the differential geometry of Lorentzian manifolds. The principles of general relativity. Causal structure and cosmological singularities. Cosmological space-times with Killing vector fields. Friedmann-Lemaitre cosmologies, scalar vector and tensor perturbations in the linear and nonlinear regimes. De Sitter space-times and inflationary models.