**An Introduction into the Theory of Cosmological Structure Formation**

by Christian Knobel

**Publisher**: arXiv 2012**Number of pages**: 102

**Description**:

This text aims to give a pedagogical introduction into the main concepts of the theory of structure formation in the universe. The text is suited for graduate students of astronomy with a moderate background in general relativity. A special focus is laid on deriving the results formally from first principles.

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