Physics 616

  • Prof. Andrew W. Steiner
    (or Andrew or "Dr. Steiner")
  • Office hour: 103 South College, Thursday 11am
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  • Homework: Electronically as .pdf
  • You may work with each other on the homework, but you must write the solution in your own words
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Distances in the RW metric

Friedman Equations, Revisited

Friedman Equations, Revisited II

Single-component cosmologies from Guidry

Back to the Big Bang

Big Bang Thermodynamics

Big Bang Thermodynamics II

Temperature Additional Particles 4 $g_{\mathrm{eff}}$
$m_{\mu}<T<m_{\pi}$${\mu}^{\pm}$'s 57
$m_{\pi}<T<T_C$$\pi$'s 69
$T_C<T<m_s$$\pi$'s + $u,\bar{u},d,\bar{d}$ + gluons   205

Photon opacity in the Early Universe

Olber's paradox

Out of Equilibrium


Group Work