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- CRC Press 2015; 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...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2003; US$ 141.00 US$ 128.31
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 US$ 66.43
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...
- Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 148.61
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...
- Springer New York 2007; US$ 28.59
This book explains in clear, non-mathematical language the measurements and the interpretation of the resulting data that have led to the current understanding of the origin, evolution and properties of our expanding Big Bang universe. more...
- 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...
- Springer London 2007; US$ 23.82
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...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 74.30
Some 25 years after the birth of inflationary cosmology this volume sets out to provide a both authoritative and pedagogical introduction and review of the state of the field. Cosmic inflation corresponds to an episode of accelerated expansion of the very early universe and solves nicely a collection of puzzles that had plagued standard cosmology... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 17.00
From Brian Greene, one of the world?s leading physicists and author the Pulitzer Prize finalist The Elegant Universe , comes a grand tour of the universe that makes us look at reality in a completely different way. Space and time form the very fabric of the cosmos. Yet they remain among the most mysterious of concepts. Is space an entity? Why... more...