Course: The Universe in light of Planck and BICEP2
IVICFA and the U. Valencia organize this Master and Doctorate Course that will be given by Prof. Nick E. Mavromatos of King's College London & CERN-TH-PH.
Dates: 12 to 16 May (10:30 to 12:30 h). Registration at:
Held at Burjassot Campus, Theoretical Physics Dept.(Block D,4th floor)
Contents of the Lectures:
Fundamentals of Cosmology.
Inflationary Models for the Universe
Slow roll Parameters and Observables.
Some Phenomenologically "successful" models.
Cosmological Perturbations & Cosmic Microwave Background anisotropies.
Connections with Observations:
Possible explanations of the discrepancies between Planck and BICEP2 data
-Models with extra-dimensions (DGP)
-Weyl geometry (scale invariance)