The Oxford handbook of the history of modern cosmology

Scientific and popular literature on modern cosmology is very extensive; however, scholarly works on the historical development of cosmology are few and scattered. This handbook offers a comprehensive and authoritative account of the history of cosmology from the late nineteenth century to the early...

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Other Authors: Kragh, Helge (Editor), Longair, Malcolm S. (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford Oxford University Press 2019, 2019
Series:Oxford handbooks online / Oxford handbooks online
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Summary:Scientific and popular literature on modern cosmology is very extensive; however, scholarly works on the historical development of cosmology are few and scattered. This handbook offers a comprehensive and authoritative account of the history of cosmology from the late nineteenth century to the early twenty-first century. It provides historical background to what we know about the universe today, including not only the successes but also the many false starts. Big Bang theory features prominently, but so does the defunct steady state theory
Item Description:The resource is available to MPG users until 31 December 2019 within the scope of a trial
Physical Description:1 online resource
ISBN:9780191861079