Courses

Course : Relativity, Cosmology and the Early Universe

credits:

L-T- P-Credits 2-1-0-3

Scope of course:

This course aims to introduce students to cosmology through an understanding of the General Theory of Relativity. Special emphasis will be placed on linear perturbation theory in the early universe, leading to the formation of the cosmic microwave background, as this illustrates basic undergraduate physics in the context of the frontiers of research in cosmology. This course aims to introduce students to cosmology through an understanding of the General Theory of Relativity. Special emphasis will be placed on linear perturbation theory in the early universe, leading to the formation of the cosmic microwave background, as this illustrates basic undergraduate physics in the context of the frontiers of research in cosmology.

Course : Basics of Radio Astronomy

credits:

L-T- P-Credits 2-1-0-3

Scope of course:

This course is intended to impart the hands-on Astronomy to students. It aims to introduce Radio Astronomy as well as basic instrumentation and Engineering in Astronomy. It also aims to introduce students to the basics of Extragalactic Astronomy and Cosmology.

Pre-requisites, if any:

Basics of Electronics procedure of conducting experiments

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Email:
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