LSK1027 (Business Building); Saturdays 09:30-12:20, Spring Term, 2015

**Lecture notes:**
Chapter 1,
Chapter 2,
Chapter 3,
Chapter 4,
Chapter 5

**Code:**

- Curvature of FRW metric: Mathematica, Python
- Calculation of inflation perturbations: resources/examples of MathGR
- Instructions of how to run CLASS code and plot result

**References:**

- Baumannâ€™s lecture notes, Lectures 1 and 2
- Dodelson, Modern Cosmology, up to the CMB part
- Wang, Inflation, Cosmic Perturbations and Non-Gaussianities, for other topics

**Syllabus:**

- Geometry and Dynamics
- Inflation
- Thermal History
- Evolution of Perturbations
- Cosmic Microwave Background