Spring 2023 Physics GU4011 section 001



Call Number 13616
Day & Time
MW 2:40pm-3:55pm
214 Pupin Laboratories
Points 3
Grading Mode Standard
Approvals Required None
Instructor Charles J Hailey
Method of Instruction In-Person
Course Description Prerequisites: (PHYS UN1403 or PHYS UN2601 or PHYS UN2802) and (MATH UN1202 or MATH UN1208) students are recommended but not required to have taken PHYS UN3003 and PHYS UN3007. An introduction to the basics of particle astrophysics and cosmology. Particle physics - introduction to the Standard Model and supersymmetry/higher dimension theories; Cosmology – Friedmann-Robertson-Walker line element and equation for expansion of universe; time evolution of energy/matter density from the Big Bang; inflationary cosmology; microwave background theory and observation; structure formation; dark energy; observational tests of geometry of universe and expansion; observational evidence for dark matter; motivation for existence of dark matter from particle physics; experimental searches of dark matter; evaporating and primordial black holes; ultra-high energy phenomena (gamma-rays and cosmic-rays).
Web Site Vergil
Department Physics
Enrollment 29 students (40 max) as of 11:06AM Saturday, July 20, 2024
Subject Physics
Number GU4011
Section 001
Division Interfaculty
Open To Barnard College, Columbia College, Engineering:Undergraduate, Engineering:Graduate, GSAS, General Studies
Campus Morningside
Section key 20231PHYS4011W001