**An Introduction to Quantum Cosmology**

by D.L. Wiltshire

**Publisher**: arXiv 2003**Number of pages**: 60

**Description**:

These lectures present an introduction to quantum cosmology for an audience consisting for a large part of astronomers, and also a number of particle physicists. The author emphasizes those aspects of quantum cosmology which are of most interest to astronomers.

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