Introduction: fundamental constituents of matter, fundamental interactions, symmetries and conservation laws, units;

First part: special relativity

- Symmetries in physics

- Lorenz transformations and group

- Relativistic kinematics

- Exercises on relativistic kinematics

Second part: nuclear physics

- General properties of nuclei

- Nuclear stability

- Nuclear scattering

- Geometrical properties of nuclei

- Nuclear force:nucleon-nucleon scattering, the deuteron

- Nuclear structure: Fermi gas model, shell model, beta decay

- Nuclear thermodynamics: primordial nucleosynthesis and stellar nucleosynthesis

Third part: particle-matter interactions;

- Energy losses in matter

- Bohr and Bethe-Bloch formulas

- Cerenkov effect

- Bremsstrahlung, pair production

- Electromagnetic and hadronic showers

Fourth part: elementary particle physics;

- Nucleons, leptons and mesons

- Symmetries: generalities, C, P, and T, lepton and baryon number, isospin

- Lie groups

- Hadrons and resonances

- Quark model

- Quantum electrodynamics

- Weak interactions

- Neutrinos: mixings, oscillations and masses