Advanced topics in astrophysics and plasma physics-Observations and theory of large-scale structure formation

A.Y. 2020/2021
Course offered to students on the PhD programme in
Overall hours
Lesson period
February 2021
Italian, English
Lead instructor: Luigi Guzzo
Provide an overview of the latest results from galaxy redshift survey; introduce the general theoretical framework to describe galaxy clustering and the formation of cosmic structure; discuss how to extract estimates of cosmological parameters from observations, evidencing both observational and modelling systematic errors that may affect these results.
Knowledge of basic concepts of astrophysics and Big Bang cosmology.
Assessment methods
Assessment result
voto verbalizzato in trentesimi
How to enrol


The course enrolment deadline is usually the 25th day of the month prior to the start date. More specifically:

  • 27 December 2021 for courses starting in January 2022
  • 25 January 2022 for courses starting in February 2022
  • 25 February 2022 for courses starting in March 2022.

Deadlines for enrolment in other courses will be announced as soon as possible.

How to enrol

  1. Access enrolment on PhD courses online service using your University login details
  2. Select the desired programme and click on Registration (Iscrizione) and then on Register (Iscriviti)

Ignore the option "Exam session date” that appears during the enrolment procedure.


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