Chapter 15 Cosmology: The Origin and Fate of the Universe

Modern Physics

Modern Physics is a survey course. It covers a broad scope of topics at a very shallow level. It is meant to introduce and familiarize you with the material for use in later courses. These topics include Relativity, Quantum Mechanics, and Statistical Mechanics.

The prerequisites for this course are: Calculus IIPhysics I and Physics II

This course is a co- or prerequisite for: Multivariable Calculus, and Differential Equations

Book resources 

Section 15.1 - The Expansion of the Universe

Section 15.2 - The Cosmic Microwave Background Radiation

Section 15.3 - Dark Matter

Section 15.4 - The General Theory of Relativity

Section 15.5 - Tests of General Relativity

Section 15.6 - Stellar Evolution and Black Holes

Section 15.7 - Cosmology and General Relativity

Section 15.8 - The Big Bang Cosmology

Section 15.9 - The Formation of Nuclei and Atoms

Section 15.10 - Experimental Cosmology