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1 An Introduction to the Physics of the Early Universe

  • Kyriakos Tamvakis
Part I The Early Universe According to General Relativity: How Far We Can Go
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 653)

Abstract

We present an elementary introduction to the Early Universe. The basic features of the hot Big Bang are reviewed in the framework of the fundamental physics involved. Shortcomings of the standard scenario and open problems are discussed as well as the key ideas for their resolution.

Keywords

Cosmic Microwave Background Early Universe Hubble Parameter Deceleration Parameter Friedmann Equation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kyriakos Tamvakis
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  1. 1.Physics Department, University of Ioannina, 451 10 IoanninaGreece

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