Author:Jayant V. Narlikar and Geoffrey Burbridge

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Facts and Speculations in Cosmology

By: Jayant V. Narlikar and Geoffrey Burbridge

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Cambridge University Press: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 026962

ISBN: 0521134242

Condition: New


A thought-provoking insight into the evolution of cosmology for undergraduate students and general readers, this book shows that the mystery of the origin of the universe is far from being solved. Cosmology has advanced over time through observational evidence as well as a lot of speculation. In this historical approach, the authors argue that the speculative element has become a dominant part of modern cosmology. They show how assumptions have been made and portrayed as confirmed facts. This unique book gives not only a critical assessment of the big bang theory, but presents a host of anomal... View more info