Current Issues in Cosmology

September 15, 2011|
Current Issues in Cosmology by Jean-claude Pecker
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What are the current ideas describing the large-scale structure of the Universe? How do they relate to the observed facts? This book looks at both the strengths and weaknesses of the current big-bang model in explaining certain puzzling data. It arises from an international conference that brought together many of the world''s leading players in cosmology. In addition to presenting individual talks, the proceedings of the resulting discussions are also recorded. Giving a comprehensive coverage of the expanding field of cosmology, this text will be valuable for graduate students and researchers in cosmology and theoretical astrophysics.
Part I. Observational Facts Relating to Discrete Sources: 1. The state of cosmology G. Burbidge; 2. The redshifts of galaxies and QSOs E. M. Burbidge and G. Burbidge; 3. Accretion discs in quasars J. Sulentic; Part II. Observational Facts Relating to Background Radiation: 4. CMB observations and consequences F. Bouchet; 5. Abundances o...
Title:Current Issues in Cosmology
Product dimensions:278 pages, 9.61 X 6.69 X 0.59 in
Shipping dimensions:278 pages, 9.61 X 6.69 X 0.59 in
Published:September 15, 2011
Publisher:Cambridge University Press
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781107403437

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