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Fundamentals of Cosmology

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By: J Rich

302 pages, Tabs, 98 figs


Hardback | Dec 2001 | #136348 | ISBN: 3540413502
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&i;`The book provides a comprehensive and thorough explication of current cosmology at a level appropriate for a beginning graduate student or an advanced and motivated undergraduate. It covers all relevant concepts of cosmology and pertinent general relativity and contains a significant number of exercises, with solutions to a sample set.'&o; Physics Today, September 2002


Introduction.- Observational Cosmology.- Coordinates and Metrics.- The Field Equations.- Friedmannology.- The Thermal History of the Universe.- Structure Formation.- Exercises.- Lorentz Vectors and Tensors.- Natural Units.- Standard Particles and Beyond.- Magnitudes.- Useful Formulas and Numbers.- Solutions and Hints for Selected Exercises.- References.- Index.

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