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- Wiley 2015; US$ 70.00 US$ 60.67
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...
- OUP Oxford 2015; US$ 23.99 US$ 20.63
Jim Baggott sets out the scientific story of creation - 13.8 billion years from the Big Bang to human consciousness, via the origins of the space and time, mass and light, stars, the habitable earth, and life itself. From astrophysics to biology, the whole inspiring picture is here. more...
- 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...
- Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 319.00
Proceedings of a Symposium in Honour of the 80th Birthday of Jean-Pierre Vigier more...
- Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 21.99 US$ 18.91
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 189.00
The field of Cosmology is currently undergoing a revolution driven by dramatic observational progresses and by novel theoretical scenarios imported from particle physics. This book contains lectures by world experts in the various branches of this field corresponding to lectures presented during the School "Frontiers of the Universe" at the... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2003; US$ 141.00
The 2002 International Symposium on Cosmology and Particle Astrophysics (CosPA2002) was held from May 31 to June 2, 2002, in Taipei, Taiwan. The topics covered during the symposium included: (1) CMB Physics: SZ Surveys, Polarizations, Large-Scale Structures, Gravitational Lensing, and Data Analysis; (2) Dark Energy and Dark Matter: Dark Matter Physics,... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2005; US$ 73.00
Scientific Cosmology is clearly one of the most active physics research fields at present, and likely to remain so in the near future. Shortly after the pioneering cosmological work of Einstein, Georges Lemaitre proposed a model which some years later to be known as the big-bang model. In the early fifties an alternative proposal, the so called steady-state... more...