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Eric D. Carlson
Associate Professor of Physics

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Final Exams Graded
Final Grades Posted by May 7

Assignments

Date Homework Reading
Mar. 29 Homework O
Solution O
Dark Energy
Mar. 31 Homework P
Solution P
Future of the
Universe?
Apr. 5 none Recombination;
Microwave
Background
Apr. 7 Homework Q
Solution Q
Time/Temperature
Relations
Apr. 9 Homework R
Solution R
Primordial
Nucleosynthesis
Apr. 12 none Early Universe
Apr. 14 Class Cancelled
Apr. 16 Homework S
Solution S
Hot and Cold
Dark Matter
Apr. 19 Homework T
Solution T
Baryogenesis
Apr. 21 none Inflation
Apr. 23 Homework U
Solution U
Structure Formation
Apr. 26 none Structure Formation
Apr. 28 Homework V
Solution V
When the Going
Gets Weird

Lectures

Introduction
Gravity and Orbits
EM Waves
Stellar Spectra
Stellar Evolution
Distance Methods
The Milky Way
The Disk and Halo
Bulge and Nucleus
Rotation of Galaxy
Disk Orbits

Gal. Classification
Gal. Clusters
Active Galaxies
Hubble Expansion
Dark Energy
Matter Era
Radiation Era
Nucleosynthesis
Dark Matter
Inflation
Perturbations
Going Gets Weird

Handouts

Syllabus
Units and Constants
Stages
Student Info
Math Equations
Midterm Equations
Midterm Test
Midterm Answer
Final Test
Final Answers

Homework

Problems Solutions
A B C D E A B C D E
F G H I J F G H I J
K L M N O K L M N O
P Q R S T P Q R S T

Links

Planck
WMAP
Theme Song

Last updated April 28, 2010



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