Cosmology is the study of the evolution of the universe. The standard model of cosmology consists of three main elements, the Big Bang, dark matter and dark energy. But we don’t know what the Big Bang was, what dark matter is or what dark energy is. You might ask why do we have this model? This lecture explains why and shows you the evidence that has led us to the Standard model.
Astrophysics Masterclass: Cosmology - what we know about how the universe evolved
Thu 6 May 2021 - 17:00 to 18:00