Physics 20B: Cosmology (English)

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"Cook's Tour" of the universe. Ancient world models. Evidence for universal expansion; the size and age of the universe and how it all began. The long-range future and how to decide the right model. Anthropic principle. Course may be offered online.
Physics & Astronomy Dept. | Physical Sciences Sch. | University of California, Irvine
Keywords: Physics,Cosmology,Universal Expansion,Anthropic Principle,size of the Universe,Study of Origin,Milky Way,black holes,dark energy,cosmic landscape,dark matter,Big Bang Theory
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Author:
James Bullock Ph.D.
Title:
Professor
Department:
Physics & Astronomy

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Lectures

Week 1

Physics 20B. Cosmology. Lec 1: Introducton to Cosmology (English)
Physics 20B. Cosmology. Lec 2: The Dawn of Science (English)
Physics 20B. Cosmology. Lec 3: Revolutions (English)

Week 2

Physics 20B. Cosmology. Lec 4: Kepler's Laws (English)
Physics 20B. Cosmology. Lec 5: Isaac Newton (English)
Physics 20B. Cosmology. Lec 6: Gravity - Architect of the Heavens (English)

Week 3

Physics 20B. Cosmology. Lec 7: Glimpsing the Solar System (English)
Physics 20B. Cosmology. Lec 8: Exploring the Cosmic Landscape (English)

Week 4

Physics 20B. Cosmology. Lec 9: Telescopes - Extending our Senses (English)
Physics 20B. Cosmology. Lec 10: Light in the Universe (English)
Physics 20B. Cosmology. Lec 11: Light and the Elemental Composition of the Universe (English)

Week 5

Physics 20B. Cosmology. Lec 12: Energy and the Sun (English)

Week 6

Physics 20B. Cosmology. Lec 13: From Atoms to the Cosmos (English)
Physics 20B. Cosmology. Lec 14: Exploring the Stars (English)
Physics 20B. Cosmology. Lec 15: Discovering the Milky Way (English)

Week 7

Physics 20B. Cosmology. Lec 16: Grand Tour of the Galaxy (English)

Week 8

Physics 20B. Cosmology. Lec 17: Universe of Galaxies (English)
Physics 20B. Cosmology. Lec 18: Cities of Stars (English)
Physics 20B. Cosmology. Lec. 19: Albert Einstein and Black Holes (English)

Week 9

Physics 20B. Cosmology. Lec 20: The Expanding Universe (English)
Physics 20B. Cosmology. Lec 21: Quasars and the Meaning of Cosmic Expansion (English)
Physics 20B. Cosmology. Lec 22: Dark Matter and Dark Energy (English)

Week 10

Physics 20B. Cosmology. Lec 23: The Big Bang (English)
Physics 20B. Cosmology. Lec 24: Review of Modern Cosmology (English)