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- Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 79.00
Covering established and speculative research in cosmology, this is an ideal textbook for advanced students of physics and astrophysics. All of the necessary background material is included in every chapter and no prior knowledge of general relativity and quantum field theory is assumed. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 46.00
Many of the world's leading players in cosmology look at the strengths and weaknesses of the current big bang model in explaining certain puzzling data. A comprehensive coverage of the expanding field of cosmology, this text will be valuable for graduate students and researchers in cosmology and theoretical astrophysics. more...
- CRC Press 2001; US$ 189.95
Cosmology is a new science, but cosmological questions are as old as mankind. Turning philosophical and metaphysical problems into problems that physics can treat, and hopefully solve, has been the main achievement of the 20th century. more...
- CRC Press 2002; US$ 35.95
This text attempts to take the reader on a journey, from the edge of the Universe, to the depths of the oceans and deep within the Earth's crust. Beyond simply exploring the frontiers of physical science, this text also tells the tale of the people behind it. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 64.00
Taking a physical approach, the authors provide an up-to-date and accessible review of this fascinating and complex subject in light of observational breakthroughs made by the WMAP satellite. Highlighting recent progress and looking ahead to future experiments, this text will be valuable to advanced students and researchers in cosmology. more...
- Crown Publishing Group 2007; US$ 16.00
Two world-renowned scientists present an audacious new vision of the cosmos that ?steals the thunder from the Big Bang theory.? ? Wall Street Journal The Big Bang theory?widely regarded as the leading explanation for the origin of the universe?posits that space and time sprang into being about 14 billion years ago in a hot, expanding fireball of... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2005; US$ 170.00
In this highly accessible book, leading scientists from around the world give a general overview of research advances in their subject areas within the field of Astronomy. They describe some of their own cutting-edge research and give their visions of the future. Re-written in a popular and well-illustrated style, the articles are mainly derived from... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2005; US$ 135.00
This volume presents a comprehensive introduction to modern cosmology from an astrophysical viewpoint. Key features of the book are: breadth of topics covered, from quantum cosmology to recent observational advances; up-to-the-minute inclusion of many recent results, e.g. from the WMAP satellite; the level of the work, suited to both students and professionals... more...
- Springer-Verlag New York Inc 2007; US$ 31.99
Explains in non-mathematical language the measurements and the interpretation of the resulting data that have led to the understanding of the origin, evolution and properties of our expanding Big Bang universe. This book includes the results from the Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe (WMAP) and the results of the Sloan Digital Sky Survey. more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2007; US$ 97.50
Our Place in the Universe tells the story of our world, formation of the first galaxies and stars formed from great clouds containing the primordial elements made in the first few minutes; birth of stars, their lives and deaths in fiery supernova explosions; formation of the solar system, its planets and many moons; life on Earth, its needs and vicissitudes... more...