Large Scale Structure Formation by Reza MansouriLarge Scale Structure Formation by Reza Mansouri

Large Scale Structure Formation

byReza MansouriEditorRobert Brandenberger

Paperback | October 13, 2012

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Title:Large Scale Structure FormationFormat:PaperbackDimensions:382 pagesPublished:October 13, 2012Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9401058180

ISBN - 13:9789401058186

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Table of Contents

Foreword. Homogeneous Cosmological Models; A. Blanchard. The Standard Big Bang Cosmology; S. Sarkar. Aspects of Gravitational Clustering; T. Padmanabhan. Inflationary Cosmology: Progress and Problems; R.H. Brandenberger. An Introduction to CMB Anisotropies; M. Zaldarriaga. Cosmic Defects and Cosmology; J. Magueijo, R.H. Brandenberger. Imaginative Cosmology; R.H. Brandenberger, J. Magueijo. Microlensing: Latest News; M. Moniez.