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Cosmology

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  • Physical Foundations of Cosmologyby Viatcheslav Mukhanov

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 88.00 US$ 72.16

    Textbook in cosmology covering established and speculative research for advanced students of physics and astrophysics. more...

  • Originsby Tom Yulsman

    CRC Press 2002; US$ 54.95

    With stunning regularity, the search for our cosmic roots has been yielding remarkable new discoveries about the universe and our place in it. In his compelling book, Origins: The Quest for Our Cosmic Roots, veteran science journalist Tom Yulsman chronicles the latest discoveries and describes in clear and engaging terms what they mean. From the interior... more...

  • Our Place In The Universeby Norman K Glendenning

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2007; US$ 34.00

    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...

  • The Red Limitby Timothy Ferris

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.99

    For centuries, it was assumed that our universe was static. In the late 1920s, astronomers defeated this assumption with a startling new discovery. From Earth, the light of distant galaxies appeared to be red, meaning that those galaxies were receding from us. This led to the revolutionary realization that the universe is expanding. The Red Limit... more...

  • Once Before Timeby Martin Bojowald

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 16.00

    In 2000, Martin Bojowald, then a twenty-seven-year-old post-doc at Pennsylvania State University, used a relatively new theory called loop quantum gravity?a cunning combination of Einstein?s theory of gravity with quantum mechanics?to create a simple model of the universe. Loop quantum cosmology was born, and with it, a theory that managed to do something... more...

  • About Timeby Adam Frank

    Free Press 2011; US$ 11.79

    The Big Bang is all but dead, and we do not yet know what will replace it. Our universe?s ?beginning? is at an end. What does this have to do with us here on Earth? Our lives are about to be dramatically shaken again?as altered as they were with the invention of the clock, the steam engine, the railroad, the radio and the Internet. In The End... more...

  • The Ultimate Fate of the Universeby Jamal N. Islam

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 44.00 US$ 36.08

    This book describes what will ultimately happen to the contents of the universe. more...

  • Dynamical Systems in Cosmologyby J. Wainwright; G. F. R. Ellis

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 48.00 US$ 39.36

    The first book to show how modern dynamical systems theory can help us both in understanding the evolution of cosmological models, and in relating them to real cosmological observations. more...

  • Is the Universe Open or Closed?by Peter Coles; George Ellis

    Cambridge University Press 1997; US$ 68.00 US$ 55.76

    A provocative and timely review of one of the most hotly debated topics in cosmology today, for graduate students and researchers. more...

  • Weaving the Universeby Paul S. Wesson

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2010; US$ 68.00

    This new book is a thorough but short review of the history and present status of ideas in cosmology. It is aimed at a broad audience, but will contain a few equations where needed to make the argument exact. The coverage of cosmological ideas will focus mainly on the period from the early 1900s when Einstein formulated relativity and when his colleague... more...