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Modern Cosmology / Edition 1

Modern Cosmology / Edition 1

by Scott Dodelson


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ISBN-13: 9780122191411
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 03/01/2003
Edition description: Second
Pages: 462
Sales rank: 1,009,477
Product dimensions: 1.00(w) x 7.00(h) x 10.00(d)

About the Author

Scott Dodelson is Head of the Theoretical Astrophysics Group at Fermilab and Associate Professor in the Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics at the University of Chicago. He received his Ph.D. at Columbia University and was a research fellow at Harvard before coming to Fermilab and Chicago. He is the author of more than seventy papers on cosmology, most of which focused on the cosmic microwave background and the large scale structure of the universe.

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Contains the latest scientific research for mapping the universe.

Table of Contents

1. The Standard Model and Beyond 2. The Smooth, Expanding Universe 3. Beyond Equilibrium 4. The Boltzmann Equations 5. Einstein Equations 6. Initial Conditions 7. Inhomogeneities 8. Anisotropies 9. Probes of Inhomogeneities 10. Weak Lensing and Polarization 11. Analysis

A. Solutions to Selected Problems B. Symbols C. Numbers D. Special Functions

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