The physics of the early universe / E. Papantonopoulos (ed.). - Berlin ; New York : Springer, ©2005. - 1 online resource (xiii, 300 pages) : illustrations - Lecture notes in physics, 653 0075-8450 ; . - Lecture notes in physics ; 653. .

Includes bibliographical references and index.

An Introduction to the Physics of the Early Universe -- Cosmological Perturbation Theory -- Cosmic Microwave Backgrond Anisotropies -- Oberservational Cosmology -- Dark Matter and Dark Energy -- String Cosmology -- Brane-World Cosmology -- Gravitational Wave Astronomy: the High Frequency Window -- Computational Black Hole Dynamics.

"The Physics of the Early Universe is an edited and expanded version of the lectures given at a recent summer school of the same name. Its aim is to present an advanced multi-authored textbook that meets the needs of both postgraduate students and young researchers interested in, or already working on, problems in cosmology and general relativity, with emphasis on the early universe. A particular feature of the present work is the constructive-critical approach to the present mainstream theories, the careful assessment of some alternative approaches, and the overall balance between theoretical and observational considerations. As such, this book will also benefit experienced scientists and nonspecialists from related areas of research."--Jacket.

3540227121 9783540227120 9783540315353 3540315357 9786611401573 6611401571

978-3-540-22712-0 Springer

971707812 DE-101

Nuclear astrophysics--Congresses.
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Nuclear astrophysics.


Electronic books.
Conference papers and proceedings.

QB980 / .A274 2003


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