Applied Cosmography: A Pedagogical Review
by Yu. L. Bolotin, et al.
Publisher: arXiv.org 2018
Number of pages: 66
Based on the cosmological principle only, the method of describing the evolution of the Universe, called cosmography, is in fact a kinematics of cosmological expansion. The effectiveness of cosmography lies in the fact that it allows, based on the results of observations, to perform a rigid selection of models that do not contradict the cosmological principle.
Home page url
Download or read it online for free here:
by David Langlois - arXiv
Inflation is today the main theoretical framework that describes the early Universe. These lectures give an introduction to inflation and the production of primordial perturbations, and a review of some of the latest developments in this domain.
by Marieke Postma - NIKHEF
Contents: Big Bang Cosmology; Inflation; Cosmological perturbations; CMB data; Particle physics models of inflation; Brane inflation; Literature; Curvature perturbation constant on superhorizon scales; Moduli are massless modes in the 4D EFT.
by Yu. L. Bolotin, et al. - UniverseInProblems.com
Problem book on cosmology that includes its spectacular recent achievements. There are over 1000 problems, covering topics from the dynamics of the expanding Universe and CMB to cosmology beyond the Lambda-CDM model and holography.
by J. J. Halliwell - arXiv
The modern approach to quantum cosmology, as initiated by Hartle and Hawking, Linde, Vilenkin and others. We explain how one determines the consequences for the late universe of a given quantum theory of cosmological initial or boundary conditions.