In Search of Dark Matter / Edition 1

In Search of Dark Matter / Edition 1

by Ken Freeman, Geoff McNamara
     
 

ISBN-10: 0387276165

ISBN-13: 9780387276168

Pub. Date: 10/28/2005

Publisher: Springer New York

Written for the educated non-scientist and scientist alike, it spans a variety of scientific disciplines, from observational astronomy to particle physics. Concepts that the reader will encounter along the way are at the cutting edge of scientific research. However the themes are explained in such a way that no prior understanding of science beyond a high school

Overview

Written for the educated non-scientist and scientist alike, it spans a variety of scientific disciplines, from observational astronomy to particle physics. Concepts that the reader will encounter along the way are at the cutting edge of scientific research. However the themes are explained in such a way that no prior understanding of science beyond a high school education is necessary.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780387276168
Publisher:
Springer New York
Publication date:
10/28/2005
Series:
Springer Praxis Books / Space Exploration Series
Edition description:
2006
Pages:
158
Sales rank:
1,270,734
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.01(d)

Table of Contents

How to weigh galaxies.- The false dawn.- Seeing the invisible.- Dark halos.- We are surrounded!.- Pieces of the Big Bang.- Cosmic mirages.- The baryon inventory.- MACHO astronomy.- What can the matter be?.- Exploring exotica: neutrinos.- Exploring exotica: WIMPs and axions.- In the beginning....- Towards omega.

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