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Measuring and Modeling the Universe

Code: KOS0720
Auteurs: WendyL. Freedman
ISBN: 9780521755764
Uitgever: Cambridge University Press
Uitgegeven: 2004
Taal: eng
Korte beschrijving:
This comprehensive volume reviews the current theory and measurement of various parameters related to the evolution of the universe. Topics include inflation, string theory and the history of cosmology in the context of current measurements being made of the Hubble constant, matter density, and dark energy. Observational results are included from the Sloan, Digital Sky Survey, Keck, Magellan, cosmic microwave background experiments, Hubble space telescope and Chandra. Featuring chapters by leading authorities in the field, this book is a valuable resource for graduate students and professional research astronomers.