Research Group:Astronomy Unit
Number of Students:1
Length of Study in Years: 3-4
Full-time Project: yes
Modern observational cosmology is built around a model of the universe that includes linear perturbations around an otherwise spatially homogeneous and isotropic background. In order to gain the maximum possible benefit from current and future observations, however, it will be necessary to understand and use second and higher-order perturbation theory.
A degree in Physics, Mathematics, or similar.
SPA Academics: Timothy Clifton Karim Malik