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  • Origin of the Solar Systemby Robert Jastrow; A. G. W. Cameron

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    Origin of the Solar System covers the proceedings of the conference held at the Goddard Institute for Space Studies in New York on January 23-24, 1962. The book focuses on the issues related with the origin and development of the solar system, as well as star formation, solar nebula, and protostars. The selection first offers information on the historical... more...

  • Introduction to Cosmologyby Matts Roos

    Wiley 2015; US$ 70.50

    The Fourth Edition of Introduction to Cosmology provides a concise, authoritative study of cosmology at an introductory level. Starting from elementary principles and the early history of cosmology, the text carefully guides the student on to curved spacetimes, special and general relativity, gravitational lensing, the thermal history of the Universe,... more...

  • An Introduction to Modern Cosmologyby Andrew Liddle

    Wiley 2015; US$ 123.95

    An Introduction to Modern Cosmology Third Edition is an accessible account of modern cosmological ideas. The Big Bang Cosmology is explored, looking at its observational successes in explaining the expansion of the Universe, the existence and properties of the cosmic microwave background, and the origin of light elements in the universe. Properties... more...

  • Origins: The Scientific Story of Creationby Jim Baggott

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 23.99

    What is the nature of the material world? How does it work? What is the universe and how was it formed? What is life? Where do we come from and how did we evolve? How and why do we think? What does it mean to be human? How do we know?There are many different versions of our creation story. This book tells the version according to modern science. It... more...

  • An Introduction to Mathematical Cosmologyby J. N. Islam

    Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 76.00

    An introductory textbook on mathematical cosmology for beginning graduate students. more...

  • Surfing through Hyperspaceby Clifford A. Pickover

    Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 21.99

    Do a little armchair time-travel, rub elbows with a four-dimensional intelligent life form, or stretch your mind to the furthest corner of an uncharted universe. With this astonishing guidebook, Surfing Through Hyperspace, you need not be a mathematician or an astrophysicist to explore the all-but-unfathomable concepts of hyperspace and higher-dimensional... more...

  • The Mathematical Theory of Cosmic Stringsby M.R. Anderson

    CRC Press 2002; US$ 220.00

    This book is a comprehensive survey of the current state of knowledge about the dynamics and gravitational properties of cosmic strings treated in the idealized classical approximation as line singularities described by the Nambu-Goto action. The author's purpose is to provide a standard reference to all work that has been published since the mid-1970s... more...

  • Modern Cosmologyby S Bonometto; V. Gorini; U. Moschella

    CRC Press 2001; US$ 220.00

    Cosmology is a relatively 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 an achievement of the twentieth century. Modern Cosmology brings together contributions from a number of outstanding scientists currently working... more...

  • Modern Cosmologyby Scott Dodelson

    Elsevier Science 2003; US$ 94.95

    Modern Cosmology begins with an introduction to the smooth, homogeneous universe described by a Friedman-Robertson-Walker metric, including careful treatments of dark energy, big bang nucleosynthesis, recombination, and dark matter. From this starting point, the reader is introduced to perturbations about an FRW universe: their evolution with the... more...

  • Originsby Steve Eales

    Springer London 2007; US$ 32.95

    This book looks at answers to the biggest questions in astronomy ? the questions of how the planets, stars, galaxies and the universe were formed. The book will be easily understood by anyone with an amateur astronomer?s level of understanding of the subject. more...