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- World Scientific Publishing Company 2005; US$ 143.00
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...
- IOS Press 2015; US$ 254.00
Our understanding of the universe has been revolutionized by observations of the cosmic microwave background, the large-scale structure of the universe, and distant supernovae. These studies have shown that we are living in a strange universe: 96% of the present day energy density of the universe is dominated by so-called dark matter and dark energy.... more...
- Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 11.99
How old is the universe? How far away are the galaxies and how fast are they travelling away from us? What is dark matter and why do astronomers think it pervades the universe? How heavy is the vacuum? How do galaxies form?Michael Rowan-Robinson answers these and many more questions in a highly original and intriguing way. He encapsulates our current... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2003; US$ 111.00
This book gives a detailed, up-to-date account of the Lense?Thirring effect and its implications for physics and astrophysics. Starting from a profound intuition of Lense and Thirring in 1918, based on a simple solution to the linearized Einstein field equations, this has emerged in the past four decades as a phenomenon of extraordinary importance... more...
- Urantia Foundation 2003; US$ 8.95
O Livro de Urântia , que teve sua primeira edição publicada pela Fundação Urântia em 1955, afirma ter sido apresentado por seres celestiais como uma revelação para o nosso planeta, Urântia. Muitos que o leram têm aceitado essa asserção. Os textos no Livro de Urântia instruem-nos sobre a génese, história e destino da humanidade e sobre nosso relacionamento... more...
- 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...
- 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...