ISBN-10:
0521836271
ISBN-13:
9780521836272
Pub. Date:
11/15/2004
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
On the Shores of the Unknown: A Short History of the Universe

On the Shores of the Unknown: A Short History of the Universe

by Joseph Silk

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ISBN-13: 9780521836272
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 11/15/2004
Pages: 254
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.94(d)

About the Author

Joseph Silk is Savilian Professor of Astronomy in the Department of Physics, University of Oxford.

Table of Contents

Prologue; 1. Building blocks of the cosmos; 2. The expansion of the universe; 3. Cosmic microwave background; 4. The first 10-43 seconds of the Universe; 5. Genesis of baryons and helium; 6. Testing the Big Bang; 7. Dark matter; 8. Baryonic dark matter; 9. Intergalactic matter; 10. Origin of structure; 11. Large-scale structure; 12. Galaxy formation; 13. What lies ahead.

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