Covariant Derivatives, Curls and Divergences 
Covariant Derivatives, Curls and Divergences
by Stanford / Leonard Susskind
Video Lecture 9 of 10
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Date Added: January 4, 2015

Lecture Description

(March 11, 2013) Leonard Susskind presents the theory of cosmological inflation under which the early universe expanded exponentially before the Big Bang. This theory explains the lack of observed magnetic monopoles and the uniformity of the cosmic microwave background radiation.
Originally presented in the Stanford Continuing Studies Program.
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Course Description

This is a lecture series from The Theoretical Minimum, a collection of lectures on classical and modern physics given by Stanford University professor Leonard Susskind, renowned theoretical physics and expert on string theory and modern cosmology. This course will concentrate on cosmology, the science of the origin and development of the universe. Along the way, students will take a close look at the Big Bang, the geometry of space-time, inflationary cosmology, cosmic microwave background, dark matter, dark energy, the anthropic principle, and the string theory landscape.


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