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Post-Planck Cosmology: Lecture Notes of the Les Houches Summer School: Volume 100, July 2013

Cédric Deffayet, Patrick Peter, Benjamin Wandelt, Matías Zaldarriaga, and Leticia F. Cugliandolo

Abstract

This book is based on lectures given at the 100th Les Houches Summer School and presents a comprehensive pedagogical survey of the frontiers of theoretical and observational cosmology just after the release of the first cosmological results from the Planck mission. The cosmic microwave background is discussed as a possible window on the still-unknown laws of physics at very high energy and as a backlight for studying the late-time universe. Other chapters highlight connections of fundamental physics with other areas of cosmology and astrophysics, the successes and fundamental puzzles of the in ... More

Keywords: cosmology, astrophysics, Planck mission, cosmic microwave background, inflation, cosmological constant, dark energy, dark matter

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780198728856
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198728856.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Cédric Deffayet, editor
Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France

Patrick Peter, editor
Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France

Benjamin Wandelt, editor
Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France

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