Particle and astroparticle physics 310

Module code PHY 310
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module content

Relativistic kinematics, fundamentals of elementary particle physics, the four forces of nature and the Standard Model, beyond the Standard Model, early universe cosmology (inflation, baryogenesis), the Cosmic Microwave Background, high-energy astronomy (cosmic rays, gamma rays and neutrinos), gravitational waves, dark matter (evidence, candidates, detection), dark energy and the Standard Cosmological Model.

Module credits 18.00
NQF Level 07
Prerequisites PHY 255 and PHY 263 and PHY 356
Contact time 1 discussion class per week, 1 practical per week, 2 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Physics
Period of presentation Semester 2

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