Precision cosmology : the first half million years

Cosmology seeks to characterise our Universe in terms of models based on well-understood and tested physics. Today we know our Universe with a precision that once would have been unthinkable. This book develops the entire mathematical, physical and statistical framework within which this has been ac...

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Main Author: Jones, B. J. T.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Cambridge Cambridge University Press 2017
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Collection: Cambridge Books Online - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Years of cosmology
  • Newtonian cosmology
  • Relativistic cosmology
  • The physics of matter and radiation
  • Precision tools for precision cosmology