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Towards the edge of the universe : a review of modern cosmology

Author: Stuart Clark
Publisher: Chichester ; New York : Wiley, 1997.
Series: Wiley-Praxis series in astronomy and astrophysics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text is an overview of modern cosmology, written at a suitable level for undergraduates. It introduces the main constituents of the universe, and the methods most commonly used to study them. It  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Clark, Stuart (Stuart G.).
Towards the edge of the universe.
Chichester ; New York : Wiley, 1997
(OCoLC)624407506
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stuart Clark
ISBN: 0471962481 9780471962489 047196249X 9780471962496
OCLC Number: 33949098
Notes: "Published in association with Praxix Publishing."
Description: xxi, 209 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: The astronomical census --
The tools of the trade --
Observational cosmology --
The big bang --
The cosmological distance ladder --
Active and iras galaxies --
The formation of galaxies --
The glow from the edge --
The fate of the universe.
Series Title: Wiley-Praxis series in astronomy and astrophysics.
Responsibility: Stuart Clark.

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