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Cosmology and the evolution of the universe

Author: Martin Ratcliffe
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Greenwood Press, ©2009.
Series: Greenwood guides to the universe.
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Covers the current scientific understanding of the creation and evolution of the universe.
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Ratcliffe, Martin.
Cosmology and the evolution of the universe.
Santa Barbara, Calif. : Greenwood Press, c2009
(OCoLC)761190011
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Ratcliffe
ISBN: 031334079X 9780313340796 157356799X 9781573567992
OCLC Number: 243548357
Description: xvii, 207 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.
Contents: First steps : historical view of ancient models of the universe --
The big picture : discovering the expanding universe --
The cosmic microwave background --
The first one hundred seconds --
Inflation --
The first stars --
Dark matter --
Dark energy and the accelerating universe --
Simulating the universe --
Future telescopes.
Series Title: Greenwood guides to the universe.
Responsibility: Martin Ratcliffe.

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