Logo

Why CMB physics? by Massimo Giovannini

Small book cover: Why CMB physics?

Why CMB physics?
by

Publisher: arXiv
Number of pages: 179

Description:
The aim of these lectures is to introduce some basic problems arising in gravitation and modern cosmology. All along the discussion the guiding theme is provided by the phenomenological and theoretical properties of the Cosmic Microwave Background (CMB).

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Download link
(2MB, PDF)

Similar books

Book cover: Recent Developments in Gravitational Collapse and Spacetime SingularitiesRecent Developments in Gravitational Collapse and Spacetime Singularities
by - arXiv
The research of recent years has provided considerable clarity and insight on stellar collapse, black holes and the nature and structure of spacetime singularities. In this text, the authors discuss several of these developments here.
(7514 views)
Book cover: Introduction to the Theory of Black HolesIntroduction to the Theory of Black Holes
by - Utrecht University
Contents: The Metric of Space and Time; Curved coordinates; A short introduction to General Relativity; Gravity; The Schwarzschild Solution; The Chandrasekhar Limit; Gravitational Collapse; The Reissner-Nordstrom Solution; Horizons; and more.
(19857 views)
Book cover: A Primer for Black Hole Quantum PhysicsA Primer for Black Hole Quantum Physics
by - arXiv
The mechanisms which give rise to Hawking radiation are revealed by analyzing pair production. Three problems are considered: pair production in an external electric field, thermalization of a uniformly accelerated detector and accelerated mirrors.
(10995 views)
Book cover: Cosmic Rays and the Search for a Lorentz Invariance ViolationCosmic Rays and the Search for a Lorentz Invariance Violation
by - arXiv
This is an introductory review about the on-going search for a signal of Lorentz Invariance Violation (LIV) in cosmic rays. The author first summarizes basic aspects of cosmic rays, focusing on rays of ultra high energy (UHECRs).
(12598 views)