ISBN-10:
9027718482
ISBN-13:
9789027718488
Pub. Date:
11/30/1984
Publisher:
Springer Netherlands
The Big Bang and Georges Lema�tre: Proceedings of a Symposium in honour of G. Lema�tre fifty years after his initiation of Big-Bang Cosmology, Louvain-Ia-Neuve, Belgium, 10-13 October 1983 / Edition 1

The Big Bang and Georges Lema�tre: Proceedings of a Symposium in honour of G. Lema�tre fifty years after his initiation of Big-Bang Cosmology, Louvain-Ia-Neuve, Belgium, 10-13 October 1983 / Edition 1

by A.L. Berger

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ISBN-13: 9789027718488
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 11/30/1984
Edition description: 1984
Pages: 420
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

I Cosmology.- Physical and cosmological interactions.- Impact of Lemaitre’s ideas on modern cosmology.- Massive neutrinos and photinos in cosmology and galactic astronomy.- The primordial nucleosynthesis.- A generalization of the Lemattre models.- Is the universe homogeneous on a large scale?.- Vacuum inhomogeneous cosmological models.- The significance of Newtonian cosmology.- Numerical simulation of evolution of a multi-dimensional Higgs field in the new inflationary scenario.- Primordial nucleosynthesis and nuclear reaction rates uncertainties.- Time and singularity.- Quasar energy from frozen fusion via massive neutrinos?.- Estimation of galactic masses using the zero energy-momentum cosmological principle.- II - Celestial Mechanics.- Dynamics of orbiting dust under radiation pressure.- Non gravitational forces in the evolution of the solar system.- Generalizations of the restricted problem of three bodies.- Secular perturbations of asteroids with commensurable mean motions.- A mechanism of depletion for the Kirkwood’s gaps.- On the stability of the solar system as hierarchical dynamical system.- A relativistic approach to the Kepler problem.- The three-body problem in stellar dynamics.- The critical periodic orbits in the Störmer problem.- A multimode investigation of granular and supergranular motions I: Boussinesq model.- III - Structure of the Universe and Cosmic Rays.- Galaxy formation revisited.- Clusters and superclusters.- Cosmic ray sources and confinement in the galaxy.- Strong evidence for metagalactic shock waves at redshifts z?2–3.- Algebraic programming in general relativity and cosmology.- Finite euclidean and non-euclidean geometry with applications to the finite pendulum and the polygonal harmonic motion. A first step to finite cosmology.- IV - Georges Lemaitre: The Man and His Work.- Monsignor Georges Lemaitre.- The Scientific Work of Georges Lemaitre.- Bibliography of Georges Lemaitre.- Author Index.

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