**String Cosmology**

by James M. Cline

**Publisher**: arXiv 2007**Number of pages**: 47

**Description**:

A pedagogical introduction to aspects of string cosmology, including the landscape (BPBT) solution to the cosmological constant problem, brane-antibrane inflation, warped compactification, the KKLMMT model, the eta problem of SUGRA models, DBI inflation, Kahler modulus and racetrack inflation, the D3-D7 model, cosmic superstrings, and the problem of reheating.

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