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Introduction to Cosmology by David H Lyth

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Introduction to Cosmology
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Publisher: arXiv
Number of pages: 53

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These notes form an introduction to cosmology with special emphasis on large scale structure, the cmb anisotropy and inflation. In some places a basic familiarity with particle physics is assumed, but otherwise no special knowledge is needed.

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