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The vindication of the big bang : breakthroughs and barriers

Author: Barry R Parker
Publisher: New York : Plenum Press, ©1993.
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Genre/Form: Einführung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Barry R Parker
ISBN: 0306444690 9780306444692
OCLC Number: 27069165
Description: xii, 361 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. Introduction --
Ch. 2. Discovery of the Expansion of the Universe. The Spectrum of Stars and Nebulae. Radial Velocities of Nebulae. A Period of Uncertainty --
1924 to 1929. Hubble. The Velocity-Distance Relation Vindicated --
Ch. 3. Formulation of the Big Bang Model. Einstein's Universe. The Marriage Broker. Father of the "Big Bang" Rejection of the Cosmological Constant. The First "Big Bang" Model. The Second "Big Bang" Model. A Serious Rival. The BB-SS Controversy --
Ch. 4. Overview of the Big Bang and Expanding Universe. An Explosion That Occurred Everywhere. Evidence for the Explosion. Are We at the Center of the Universe? Is There an Edge to the Universe? Velocities Greater Than That of Light? Deceleration of the Expansion. Curvature of the Universe. The Big Bang. The Dark Nightsky Paradox --
Ch. 5. Successes of the Big Bang Model. The First Pillar: Age of the Universe. The Second Pillar: Nucleosynthesis. The Third Pillar: Number of Types of Elementary Particles --
Ch. 6. Discovery of the Cosmic Background Radiation. Dicke and Peebles. Penzias and Wilson. Getting Together. The Aftermath. Origin of the Cosmic Background Radiation. Anisotropy and Clumpiness --
Ch. 7. COBE: The Cosmic Background Satellite. Genesis of the COBE Project. Overview of the Three Experiments. FIRAS. DMR. DIRBE. The Launch. Early Results. Sorting Through the DIRBE Data. The Discovery of Fluctuations. Other Projects. ROSAT. The Future --
Ch. 8. Difficulties of the Big Bang Model. The Horizon Problem. The Flatness Problem. The Galaxy Problem. The Monopole Problem. The Entropy Problem. The Antimatter Problem. The Photon Problem. The Rotation Problem. Dirac Coincidences --
Ch. 9. Bubbles, Voids, and Walls. The Discovery of Large-Scale Structure. The Universe in 3-D. Bubbles, Voids, and a Great Wall. A Series of Great Walls. The QDOT and APM Surveys. The Great Attractor. Problems for the Big Bang --
Ch. 10. Explaining the Large-Scale Structure. Dark Matter. Early Models. Cold Dark Matter Models. Biased Galaxy Formation. Further Problems. Can Gravity Do It Alone? Resolution: Can We Really "See" the Galaxies? Other Simulations. Effect of the Discovery of Fluctuations on the Cold Dark Matter Model --
Ch. 11. Overcoming Some of the Problems. Grand Unified Theories. Inflation Theory. Four Problems Down. Strange Predictions from Inflation Theory. The Structure Problem Revisited --
Ch. 12. The Troublesome Singularity. A Theory of Everything. Quantum Cosmology. Superstrings. Wormholes and the Cosmological Constant. Twistor Theory --
Ch. 13. The Redshift Controversy. NGC 4319 --
Markarian 205. Ngc 3067 --
3C 232. Ejection Theory. Galaxies Connected with Other Galaxies. Quasar Spectra and Gravitational Lenses --
Ch. 14. A Consensus of Opinions: Is the Big Bang on the Way Out? The Dissidents. The Rebuttal. A Consensus of Opinions --
Ch. 15. If Not the Big Bang --
What? The Revised Steady State Theory. Varying G Cosmologies. Tired Light Cosmologies. Cyclic Cosmologies and the Initial Singularity --
Ch. 16. Plasma Cosmology. Alfven. Plasma Physics. Filaments. Ambiplasmas. The Early Klein-Alfven Theory. Later Modifications. Explaining the Observations. Galaxy Production. Criticisms. Ch. 17. Epilogue.
Responsibility: Barry Parker.

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