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Origin & evolution of the universe

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The aim of this thesis is to question some of the basic assumptions that go into building the ΛCDM model of our universe. The assumptions we focus on are the initial conditions of the universe, the fundamental forces in the universe on large scales and the approximations made in analysing cosmological data. For each of the assumptions we outline the theoretical understanding behind them, the current methods used to study them and how they can be improved and finally we also perform numeri...

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MPLS
Department:
Physics
Sub department:
Astrophysics
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European research council
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Grant No: 693024
Programme:
GravityLS
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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English
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2020-06-21

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