Introduction to Cosmology South Asia Edition

By: Jayant Vishnu Narlikar

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The third edition of this successful textbook is fully updated and includes important recent developments in cosmology. The book begins with an introduction to cosmology and general relativity and then goes on to cover the mathematical models of standard cosmology. The physical aspects of cosmology, including primordial nucleosynthesis, the astroparticles physics of inflation an the current ideas on structure formation are discussed. Alternative models of cosmology are reviewed, including the model of quasi-steady-state cosmology, which has recently been proposed as an alternative to big-bang cosmology. The final chapters discuss observational cosmology and describe the debate on theory versus observational methods. The book includes 400 problem: and numerous worked examples. Printed Pages: 560

Title: Introduction to Cosmology South Asia Edition

Author Name: Jayant Vishnu Narlikar

Categories: History, India,

Publisher: New Delhi, Cambridge University Press:

ISBN: 0521531411

ISBN 13: 9780521531412

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: New

Seller ID: 1200415

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