**Why CMB physics?**

by Massimo Giovannini

**Publisher**: arXiv 2007**Number of pages**: 179

**Description**:

The aim of these lectures is to introduce some basic problems arising in gravitation and modern cosmology. All along the discussion the guiding theme is provided by the phenomenological and theoretical properties of the Cosmic Microwave Background (CMB).

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