**Particle Physics Aspects of Modern Cosmology**

by Robert H. Brandenberger

**Publisher**: arXiv 1997**Number of pages**: 70

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Modern cosmology has created a tight link between particle physics / field theory and a wealth of new observational data on the structure of the Universe. These lecture notes focus on some of the most important aspects concerning the connection between theory and observations.

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