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lecturer of 2022/2023 Autumn semester
Tõnu Laas (language of instruction:Estonian)
lecturer of 2022/2023 Spring semester
Not opened for teaching. Click the study programme link below to see the nominal division schedule.
Course aims
To get basic knowledge of the structure of the Universe and of the laws of the evolution of the Universe.
Brief description of the course
Emprirical and theoretical bases of cosmological models. Local properties of the Universe. Geometrical structure of the Universe. Einstein’s and Fridman’s equations. The laws of thermodynamics and the evolution of early Universe, cosmic microwave radiation. Origin of stars and galaxies. White dwarfs, neutron stars and black holes. Philosophical problems of evolution of the Universe.
Learning outcomes in the course
Upon completing the course the student:
- has knowledge and understanding of the basic structure of the universe and its laws of evolution;
- has ability to implement physical laws to analyse of the Universe evolution;
- has ability to use classical methods of physics to solve problems in modern physics;
- has ability to collect materials for term paper and presentation.
prof Tõnu Laas
Prerequisite course 1