**Introduction to Cosmology**

by David H Lyth

**Publisher**: arXiv 1993**Number of pages**: 53

**Description**:

These notes form an introduction to cosmology with special emphasis on large scale structure, the cmb anisotropy and inflation. In some places a basic familiarity with particle physics is assumed, but otherwise no special knowledge is needed.

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