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Modern Cosmology
     

Modern Cosmology

by S Bonometto
 

ISBN-10: 0750308109

ISBN-13: 9780750308106

Pub. Date: 09/01/2002

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Cosmology is a relatively new science, but cosmological questions are as old as mankind. Turning philosophical and metaphysical problems into problems that physics can treat, and hopefully solve, has been an achievement of the twentieth century. Modern Cosmology brings together contributions from a number of outstanding scientists currently working in various

Overview

Cosmology is a relatively new science, but cosmological questions are as old as mankind. Turning philosophical and metaphysical problems into problems that physics can treat, and hopefully solve, has been an achievement of the twentieth century. Modern Cosmology brings together contributions from a number of outstanding scientists currently working in various research fields in cosmology. Topics covered range over several different aspects of modern cosmology, from observational matters to advanced theoretical speculations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780750308106
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/01/2002
Series:
Series in High Energy Physics, Cosmology and Gravitation Series
Pages:
480
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Contents. 1 The physics of the early Universe (an overview). 2 An introduction to the physics of cosmology. 3 Cosmological Models. 4 inflationary Cosmology and Creation of Matter in the Universe. References. 5 Supergravity and Cosmology. 6 The Cosmic Microwave Background. References. 7 Dark Matter search with innovative techniques. 8 Signature for signals from the Dark Universe. 9 Neutrino oscillations: a phenomenological overview. 10 Highlights in Modern Observational Cosmology. References. 11 Clustering in the Universe: from Highly Nonlinear Structures to Homogeneity. References. 12 The debate of galaxy space distribution: an overview. References. 13 Gravitational lensing. References. 14 Numerical Simulations in Cosmology. References.

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