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Cosmology

  • Timaeus and Critiasby

    Oxford University Press, UK 2008; US$ 8.99

    In Timaeus Plato attempts to describe and explain the structure of the universe: the creator god, the elements, the lower gods, the stars, and men. The companion piece, Critias, is the origin of the story of Atlantis, the lost empire defeated by ancient Athenians. This is the clearest translation yet of these crucial ancient texts. - ;'The god... more...

  • Everything Coming Out of Nothing vs. A Finite, Open and Contingent Universeby Julio A. Gonzalo; Manuel MĒ Carreira SJ

    Bentham Science Publishers 2012; US$ 24.00

    Very often, contemporary theoretical cosmologists ignore the crucial contributions made in Medieval Europe to the birth of modern physics. This book intends to bridge the gap in accessible language for the non specialist. This book puts in a proper historical perspective, that the universe is intelligible as attested by the monumental fact of modern... more...

  • Inflationary Cosmologyby Lewis F. Abbott; So-Young Pi

    World Scientific Publishing Company 1986; US$ 244.00

    Inflation has revolutionized cosmology primarily because it has eliminated the dependence of cosmological modelling on initial conditions. Thus inflationary cosmology is able to account for the present universe starting from a wide range of initial conditions. This volume reviews the presents state of subject. Each chapter consists of a brief introduction... more...

  • Origins of Existenceby Fred C. Adams; Ian Schoenherr

    Free Press 2010; Not Available

    In Origins of Existence astrophysicist Fred Adams takes a radically different approach from the long tradition of biologists and spiritual leaders who have tried to explain how the universe supports the development of life. He argues that life followed naturally from the laws of physics -- which were established as the universe burst into existence... more...

  • Origins of Existenceby Fred C. Adams; Ian Schoenherr

    Free Press 2010; Not Available

    In Origins of Existence astrophysicist Fred Adams takes a radically different approach from the long tradition of biologists and spiritual leaders who have tried to explain how the universe supports the development of life. He argues that life followed naturally from the laws of physics -- which were established as the universe burst into existence... more...

  • Origins of Existenceby Fred C. Adams; Ian Schoenherr

    Free Press 2010; US$ 25.00

    In Origins of Existence astrophysicist Fred Adams takes a radically different approach from the long tradition of biologists and spiritual leaders who have tried to explain how the universe supports the development of life. He argues that life followed naturally from the laws of physics -- which were established as the universe burst into existence... more...

  • Catastrophic Events Caused by Cosmic Objectsby V.V. Adushkin; I.V. Nemchinov

    Springer 2007; US$ 159.00

    Many times all of us could hear from mass media that an asteroid approached and swept past the Earth. Such an asteroid or comet will inevitably strike the planet some day. This volume considers hazards due to collisions with cosmic objects, particularly in light of recent investigations of impacts by the authors. Each chapter written by an expert contains... more...

  • Asteroseismologyby C. Aerts

    Springer 2010; US$ 179.00

    A guide for graduate students and scientists working in stellar astrophysics. It provides a general introduction to asteroseismology, and comprehensive coverage of its various aspects: fundamental theory, observations and observational techniques, and methodology of data analysis. more...

  • Dark Energyby Luca Amendola; Shinji Tsujikawa

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 74.00

    Introducing the theoretical ideas, observational methods and results, this textbook is a thorough introduction for graduate courses. more...

  • The Physics of Realityby Richard L. Amoroso; Louis H. Kauffman; Peter Rowlands

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2013; US$ 218.00

    A truly Galilean-class volume, this book introduces a new method in theory formation, completing the tools of epistemology. It covers a broad spectrum of theoretical and mathematical physics by researchers from over 20 nations from four continents. Like Vigier himself, the Vigier symposia are noted for addressing avant-garde, cutting-edge topics in... more...