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Foundations of Modern Cosmology

Out of Print

By: John F Hawley and Katherine A Holcomb

506 pages, B/w illus, figs, tabs

Oxford University Press

Hardback | Jan 1998 | #115484 | ISBN: 0195104978
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Contents

I. History; 1. In the beginning; 2. Cosmology Becomes a Science; 3. Newton's Machine; II. Background; 4. Lighting the World; 5. The Lives of the Stars; III. Relativity; 6. Infinite Space and Absolute Time; 7. The Special Theory of Relativity; 8. The General Theory of Relativity; 9. Black Holes; IV; 10. The Expanding Universe; 11. Modeling the Universe; 12. A Message from the Big Bang; 13. The Early Universe; V. The Continuing Quest; 14. Dark Matter and Large-Scale Structure; 15. The Inflationary Universe; 16. The Edge of Time; Appendices

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