Foundations of Modern Cosmology. Second Edition. John F. Hawley and Katherine A. Holcomb. Second edition of established undergraduate text. Fills gap. Foundations of modern cosmology provides an accessible, thorough and The book sketches the historical background of cosmology, and provides a review of . Foundations of Modern Cosmology has 31 ratings and 3 reviews. Wendelle said: For anyone interested in astronomy and cosmology, and that would be virtuall.
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Foundations of Modern Cosmology
Hawley is Professor of Astronomy at the University of Virginia. It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. Fills gap between popular-level books and advanced graduate-level textbooks. Lani rated it it was amazing Jan 18, Lighting the worlds 5.
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A message from the big bang Yet it gives an accurate, noteworthy understanding of astronomy. Thanks for telling us about the problem. The authors’ website http: The authors’ website http: Open Preview See a Problem? The book includes current research areas, including dark matter and structure formation, dark energy, the inflationary universe, and quantum cosmology.
Provides thorough understanding of physical basis of cosmology, including relativity. This second edition includes fonudations latest observational results and provides the detailed background material necessary to understand their implications, with a focus on the specific model supported by these observations, the concordance model.
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Foundations of Modern Cosmology by John F. Hawley
These new observations offer the possibility that some long-standing mysteries in cosmology might be answered, including such fundamental questions as the ultimate fate of the universe. Jovany Agathe rated it did not like it Feb 28, This second edition includes the latest observational results and provides the detailed background material necessary to understand their implications, with a focus on the specific model supported by these observations, the concordance model.
After this introduction, both special and general relativity are treated, before proceeding to an in-depth discussion of the big bang theory and physics of the early universe.
It has ocsmology the right amount of layman-friendliness and mathematical intensity. Be the first to ask a question about Foundations of Modern Cosmology. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford.
Jennifer rated it really liked it Apr 23, This foundatilns a great book for an overview when you want to climb a level beyond pop-sci books but want to skip the turgid minutiae of mathematical derivations. Account Options Sign in. Choose your country or region Close. Yujin rated it liked it May 24, Physical and astronomical constants.