M.Phys. & D.Phil. students (and anyone else interested) in Particle
Theory, Particle Physics, Astrophysics etc. are welcome.
A background in QFT (MT20) and GR I (MT20) is helpful but not essential.
I aim to introduce students to current problems at the astro-particle
Lectures will be given on https://zoom.us/my/subirsarkar at
11 am on Mondays & Thursdays in Hilary Term.
In 2021 only half the course will be given
so lectures are in Weeks 5-8 inclusive.
The lecture slides (and recordings) will be provided below as the lectures are given.
This is the homework assignment - solutions to be uploaded by 11
A problems/discussion class will be held at the end of the course.
11 am, 15 Feb, Lecture 1: The universe
11 am, 18 Feb, Lecture 2: Relativistic world models
11 am, 22 Feb, Lecture 3: Reconstructing our
thermal history (video)
11 am, 25 Feb, Lecture 4: Big bang nucleosynthesis (video)
11 am, 01 Mar, Lecture 5: Dark matter: astrophysical observations (video)
11 am, 04 Mar, Lecture 6: Dark matter: relic particles (video)
11 am, 08 Mar, Lecture 7: Dark matter: direct detection
11 am, 11 Mar, Lecture 8: Dark matter: indirect detection
11 am, 12 Mar, Discussion Class: All questions welcome!
Principles of Physical Cosmology, P.J.E. Peebles, PUP 1993
Quantum Fields: From the Hubble to the Planck Scale, M. Kachelriess, OUP 2016
An Introduction To Particle Dark Matter, S. Profumo, World-Scientific 2017
Copyright: Subir Sarkar