Department of Physics, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India

Department seminar

Date and time: 1 April 2015 (Wednesday), 3:30 pm
Venue: Seminar Hall

Title: A universe, the Universe, or multiverse?

Speaker: Prof. Urjit A. Yajnik, Institute Chair Professor, Physics Department, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai

Abstract: The talk provides a general exposure to three great puzzles of Cosmology, Dark Matter, Dark energy and temperature perturbations in the Cosmic Microwave Background Radiation (CMBR). I also review essentials of Friedmann cosmological models and discuss salient conceptual issues which arise in the context of cosmology.