Lec Topic Class notes Links & extra
1 Intro, basic concepts Lec 1 Scales, Astronomy intro
2 Olbers paradox, Hubble law, Newtonian cosmology Lec 2 Why is the night dark? How large is the Universe?
3 Thermal history of the Universe, equality, recombination, decoupling, CMB Lec 3 Universe history (in under 3 minutes), How large is the Universe
4 Freezeout, Universe fate, curvature, RW metric, topology, RW kinematics Lec 4 Geometry and topology
5 The electromagnetic spectrum, structure formation intro, hydrodynamic instabilities, Jeans instability 1, hydrodynamic equations 1 Lec 5 Fluid mechanics series
 in particular instabilities
6 Hydrodynamic equations 2, Jeans instability 2, structure collapse and fragmentation Lec 6 APOD , HEPOW
7 Fragmentation, Jeans instability in an expanding Universe, CMB fluctuations Lec 7 Laniakea
8 Dark matter, power spectrum, virial theorem, virialization Lec 8 Dark components, matter
9 Virialization in a spherical body, collisionality, spherical collapse, shocks, shock acceleration, hydrostatic equilibrium Lec 9 Bullet hydro 1,hydro 2
Cosmic-rays
10 Fermi acceleration, LSS, edge of LSS, radiative processes Lec 10 Bremsstrahlung
Galaxy groups
11 Thermal radiation, galaxies, stellar associations, Planck units, the shrinking halo Lec 11 Life and death of a star
12 Stellar birth, thermal evolution, black and brown dwarfs, atoms, nuclei, fusion, secular stability Lec 12 PTable
13 Feynman diagrams, nuclear liquid drop model, p-p chain, photon leakage, main sequence stars Lec 13 Fusion in stars
14 Stellar evolution, giants, evolved stars, white dwarfs, neutron stars, black holes, supernovae, GRBs, dynamical instability Lec 14 Stellar death

 

 

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