Adventures In Cosmology

Adventures In Cosmology

By: David L. Goodstein (editor)Hardback

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This volume tells of the quest for cosmology as seen by some of the finest cosmologists in the world. It starts with "Galaxy Formation from Start to Finish" and ends with "The First Supermassive Black Holes in the Universe," exploring in between the grand themes of galaxies, the early universe, expansion of the universe, dark matter and dark energy. This up-to-date collection of review articles offers a general introduction to cosmology and is intended for all probing into the profound questions on where we came from and where we are going.


Galaxy Formation: From Start to Finish; The Re-Ionization of Cosmic Hydrogen by the First Galaxies; Reionizing the Universe with the First Sources of Light; The End of Cosmic Dark Ages; An Astrophysical and Cosmological View of Galaxy Clusters; Cosmology with FM Radio Antennae; Neutrinos in Cosmology; Particles as Dark Matter; Detecting Particle Dark Matter; Measuring the Expansion Rate of the Universe; The Accelerating Universe; Understanding Dark Energy; Dark Energy; The Cosmic Web and the Physics of the Intergalactic Medium.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9789814313858
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 424
  • ID: 9789814313858
  • ISBN10: 9814313858

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