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: Introduction to Dark Matter ExperimentsIntroduction to Dark Matter Experiments
by - arXiv.org
This is a set of lectures presented at the Theoretical Advanced Study Institute 2009. I provide an introduction to experiments designed to detect WIMP dark matter directly, focusing on building intuitive understanding of the potential WIMP signals.
(5322 views)
Book cover: Introduction to CosmologyIntroduction to Cosmology
by - arXiv
These notes form an introduction to cosmology with special emphasis on large scale structure, the cmb anisotropy and inflation. In some places a basic familiarity with particle physics is assumed, but otherwise no special knowledge is needed.
(8857 views)
Book cover: Supernova Remnants: The X-ray PerspectiveSupernova Remnants: The X-ray Perspective
by - arXiv
Supernova remnants are beautiful astronomical objects that are also of high scientific interest, because they provide insights into supernova explosion mechanisms, and because they are the likely sources of Galactic cosmic rays.
(6122 views)
Book cover: Neutrinos and the StarsNeutrinos and the Stars
by - arXiv
The role of neutrinos in stars is introduced for students with little prior astrophysical exposure. We begin with neutrinos as an energy-loss channel in ordinary stars and how stars provide information on neutrinos and possible other particles.
(4027 views)