The physics of the early universe / E. Papantonopoulos (ed.).

By: (2nd : Aegean School on the Early Universe (2nd : 2003 : Hermoupolis, Greece)
Contributor(s): Papantonopoulos, E. (Eleftherios)
Material type: TextTextSeries: Lecture notes in physics: 653.Publisher: Berlin ; New York : Springer, ©2005Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 300 pages) : illustrationsContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 3540227121; 9783540227120; 9783540315353; 3540315357; 9786611401573; 6611401571Subject(s): Cosmology -- Congresses | Nuclear astrophysics -- Congresses | Cosmologie | Astrophysique nucléaire | Univers -- Expansion | Cosmology | Nuclear astrophysics | Physique | Astronomie | Cosmology | Nuclear astrophysics | FísicaGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Conference papers and proceedings. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Physics of the early universe.DDC classification: 523.1 LOC classification: QB980 | .A274 2003Other classification: P159. 3-532 Online resources: Click here to access online
Contents:
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.
Review: "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.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

"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.

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.

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