
Dark Energy: Observational Evidence and Theoretical Models
Author:
B. Novosyadlyj, V. Pelykh, Yu. Shtanov, A. Zhuk
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The book elucidates the current state of the dark energy problem and presents the results of the authors, who work in this area. It describes the observational evidence for the existence of dark energ . . . . . 
Particle Physics and Inflationary Cosmology
Author:
Andrei Linde
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This is the LaTeX version of my book "Particle Physics and Inflationary Cosmology'' (Harwood, Chur, Switzerland, 1990). I decided to put it to hepth, to make it easily available. Many things happened . . . . . 
Observational Probes of Cosmic Acceleration
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David H. Weinberg, Michael J. Mortonson, Daniel J. E
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The accelerating expansion of the universe is the most surprising cosmological discovery in many decades, implying that the universe is dominated by some form of "dark energy" with exotic physical pro . . . . . 
Advances in Modern Cosmology
Author:
Adnan Ghribi
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 The twentieth century elevated our understanding of the Universe from its early stages to what it is today and what is to become of it. Cosmology is the weapon that utilizes all the scientific tools t . . . . . 

Introduction to relativistic astrophysics and cosmology through
Author:
V. L. Kalashnikov
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The basics of the relativistic astrophysics including the celestial mechanics in weak field, black holes and cosmological models are illustrated and analyzed by means of Maple 6 
Lectures On Galois Cohomology of ClassicalGroups
Author:
M. Kneser
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These notes reproduce the contents of lectures given at the Tata Institute
in January and February 1967, with some details added which had not
been given in the lectures. The main result is the Hass . . . . . 
Relativité et Cosmologie
Author:
Claude Becker & Yannis Burnier
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Contenu: Actions en relativité génerale; Evolution de l’Univers; Théorie du Big Bang; Thermodynamique dans l’Univers; Fond de rayonnement cosmique (CMB); Nucléosynthése; Matiére sombre; Problémes du m . . . . . 
Primordial magnetogenesis
Author:
Alejandra Kandus, Kerstin E. Kunze, Christos G. Tsagas
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Magnetic fields appear everywhere in the universe. From stars and galaxies, all the way to galaxy clusters and remote protogalactic clouds magnetic fields of considerable strength and size have been r . . . . . 
SaasFee Lecture Notes: Multimessenger Astronomy and Dark Matter
Author:
Lars Bergstrom
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Notes of lectures given at the SaasFee School 2010 in Les Diablerets, Switzerland. These notes are of introductory nature and should be suitable for graduate students and postdocs wanting to learn th . . . . . 
This text aims to give a pedagogical introduction into the main concepts of the theory of structure formation in the univers
Author:
Christian Knobel
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This text aims to give a pedagogical introduction into the main concepts of the theory of structure formation in the universe. The text is suited for graduate students of astronomy with a moderate bac . . . . . 
Everything You Always Wanted To Know About The Cosmological Constant Problem (But Were Afraid To Ask)
Author:
Jerome Martin
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This article aims at discussing the cosmological constant problem at a pedagogical but fully technical level. We review how the vacuum energy can be regularized in flat and curved spacetime and how i . . . . . 
Ekpyrotic and Cyclic Cosmology
Author:
JeanLuc Lehners
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Ekpyrotic and cyclic cosmologies provide theories of the very early and of the very late universe. In these models, the big bang is described as a collision of branes  and thus the big bang is not th . . . . . 
Particle Physics Aspects of Modern Cosmology
Author:
Robert H. Brandenberger
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Modern cosmology has created a tight link between particle physics / field theory and a wealth of new observational data on the structure of the Universe. These lecture notes focus on some of the most . . . . . 
Introduction to Early Universe Cosmology
Author:
Robert H. Brandenberger (McGill University)
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Observational cosmology is in its "golden age" with a vast amount of recent data on the distribution of matter and light in the universe. This data can be used to probe theories of the very early univ . . . . . 
Preludes to dark energy: Zeropoint energy and vacuum speculations
Author:
Helge Kragh
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According to modern physics and cosmology, the universe expands at an increasing rate as the result of a “dark energy” that characterizes empty space. Although dark energy is a modern concept, some el . . . . . 
Supernova cosmology: legacy and future
Author:
Ariel Goobar, Bruno Leibundgut
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The discovery of dark energy by the first generation of highredshift supernova surveys has generated enormous interest beyond cosmology and has dramatic implications for fundamental physics. Distance . . . . . 
The Astrophysics of the Intracluster Plasma
Author:
A. Cavaliere , A. Lapi
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[Abridged] Since 1971 observations in X rays of thousands galaxy clusters have uncovered huge amounts of hot baryons filling up the deep gravitational potential wells provided by dark matter (DM) halo . . . . . 
An introduction to quantum cosmology
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D.L. Wiltshire
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This is an introductory set of lecture notes on quantum cosmology, given in 1995 to an audience with interests ranging from astronomy to particle physics. Topics covered: 1. Introduction: 1.1 Quantum . . . . . 
Introduction to Cosmology
Author:
David H Lyth
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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 . . . . . 
Cosmology
Author:
Mike Hudson
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 Contents: Intro.; FRW Model.; Classic Observational Cosmology.; Big Bang Thermodynamics.; Linear Perturbations.; Statistics of LargeScale Structure.; Peculiar Velocities.; Cosmic Microwave Background . . . . . 

Cosmology for Particle Physicists
Author:
U. A. Yajnik
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In these notes we present a selection of topics, each section approximately amounting to one lecture. We begin with a brief recapitulation of General Relativity, and the Standard Model of Cosmology. T . . . . . 
A practical guide to Basic Statistical Techniques for Data Analysis in Cosmology
Author:
Licia Verde
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This is the summary of 4 Lectures given at the XIX Canary islands winter school of Astrophysics ''The Cosmic Microwave Background, from Quantum Fluctuations to the present Universe''. Lectures were in . . . . . 
Cosmology and Structure Formation
Author:
David H. Weinberg
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Observational Basis of the Standard Model; General Relativity: An extended version of the relativity notes from an earlier incarnation of the course; Homogeneous Cosmological Models; The Cosmic Microw . . . . . 
Tides in colliding galaxies
Author:
PierreAlain Duc, Florent Renaud
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Long tails and streams of stars are the most noticeable upshots of galaxy collisions. Their origin as gravitational, tidal, disturbances has however been recognized only less than fifty years ago and . . . . . 
Introduction to cosmology
Author:
J.C. Fabris
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This text consists on a series of introductory lectures on cosmology for mathematicians and physicists who are not specialized on the subject. 
Advanced Topics in Cosmology: A Pedagogical Introductio
Author:
T. Padmanabhan
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These lecture notes provide a concise, rapid and pedagogical introduction to several advanced topics in contemporary cosmology. The discussion of thermal history of the universe, linear perturbation t . . . . . 
Large Scale Structure of the Universe
Author:
Alison L. Coil
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Galaxies are not uniformly distributed in space. On large scales the Universe displays coherent structure, with galaxies residing in groups and clusters on scales of ~13 Mpc/h, which lie at the inter . . . . . 
Superstring Cosmology
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James E. Lidsey, David Wands, E. J. Copeland
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Aspects of superstring cosmology are reviewed with an emphasis on the cosmological implications of duality symmetries in the theory. 
Numerical Simulations in Cosmology I
Author:
Anatoly Klypin
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This lecture gives a short introduction to different methods used in cosmology. The focus is on major features of Nbody simulations: equations, main numerical techniques, effects of resolution, and m . . . . . 
Cosmology from Topological Defects
Author:
Alejandro Gangui
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The potential role of cosmic topological defects has raised interest in the astrophysical community for many years now. In this set of notes, we give an introduction to the subject of cosmic topologic . . . . . 
TASI Lectures: Introduction to Cosmology
Author:
Mark Trodden, Sean M. Carroll
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These proceedings summarize lectures that were delivered as part of the 2002 and 2003 Theoretical Advanced Study Institutes in elementary particle physics (TASI) at the University of Colorado at Bould . . . . . 
Introduction to relativistic astrophysics and cosmology
Author:
V. L. Kalashnikov
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The basics of the relativistic astrophysics including the celestial mechanics in weak field, black holes and cosmological models are illustrated and analyzed by means of Maple 6, 124 pages. 
DwarfGalaxy Cosmology
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 Contents: DwarfGalaxy Cosmology; The CoreCusp Problem; Dark Matter Substructure and Dwarf Galactic Satellites; In Pursuit of the Least Luminous Galaxies; Dwarf Cosmology with the Stromlo Missing Sa . . . . . 

A Review of the Universe  Structures, Evolutions, Observations, and Theories
Author:
http://universereview.ca/
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Contents: Introduction; Observable Universe and Beyond; Superclusters; Clusters of Galaxies; Galaxies; Star Clusters; Planetary Systems; Stars; Earth; Multicellular Organisms; Unicellular Organisms; M . . . . . 
Cosmology Primer
Author:
Sean Carroll
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Twentiethcentury science completely overturned our view of cosmology. We now know that our solar system is one of many in our galaxy, and our galaxy is one of many in the universe. These galaxies are . . . . . 