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Cosmology

Author: Steven Weinberg
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
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This is a uniquely comprehensive and detailed treatment of the theoretical and observational foundations of modern cosmology, by a Nobel Laureate in Physics. It gives up-to-date and self contained accounts of the theories and observations that have made the past few decades a golden age of cosmology.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Weinberg
ISBN: 9780198526827 0198526822
OCLC Number: 182779803
Description: xvii, 593 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: The expansion of the universe --
The cosmic microwave radiation background --
The early universe --
Inflation --
General theory of small fluctuations --
Evolution of cosmological fluctuations --
Anisotropies in the microwave sky --
The growth of structure --
Gravitational lenses --
Inflation as the origin of cosmological fluctuations.
Responsibility: Steven Weinberg.
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