Professor, Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics
University of Chicago

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Perturbation Theory and Inflation

Astro 408
WF 1:30-2:50 AAC 107

Prerequisites: Graduate cosmology (Ast 321), graduate general relativity

Requirements: Final project presented in class


Notes will be made available after the lectures.

Covariant Relativistic Perturbation Theory
Inflationary Perturbations
Particle Distributions