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Current issues in cosmology

Author: Jean Claude Pecker; Jayant Vishnu Narlikar
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This 2006 book looks at both the strengths and weaknesses of the current big-bang model in explaining certain puzzling data.

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Genre/Form: Conference proceedings
Congresses
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Claude Pecker; Jayant Vishnu Narlikar
ISBN: 0521858984 9780521858984
OCLC Number: 63186221
Description: x, 267 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Contents: 1. The state of cosmology / G. Burbidge --
2. The redshifts of galaxies and QSOs / E. M. Burbidge and G. Burbidge --
3. Accretion discs in quasars? / J. Sulentic --
4. CMB observations and consequences / F. Bouchet --
5. Abundances of light nuclei / K. Olive --
6. Evidence for an accelerating universe or lack of? / A. Blanchard --
7. Cosmology, an overview of the standard model / F. Bernardeau --
8. What are the building blocks of our universe? / K. C. Wali --
9. Observations of large-scale structure / V. de Lapparent --
10. Reconstruction of large-scale peculiar velocity fields / R. Mohayaee, B. Tully and U. Frisch --
11. The quasi-steady-state cosmology / J. V. Narlikar
Responsibility: edited by Jean-Claude Pecker and Jayant Narlikar.
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