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A different approach to cosmology

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This is a different kind of book about cosmology, a field of major interest to professional astronomers, physicists, and the general public. All research in cosmology adopts one model of the universe, the hot big bang model. But Fred Hoyle, Geoffrey Burbidge and Jayant Narlikar take a different approach. Starting with the beginnings of modern cosmology, they then conduct a wide ranging and deep review of the observations made from 1945 to the present day. Here they challenge many conventional interpretations. The latter part of the book presents the authors' own account of the present status of observations and how they should be explained. The controversial theme is that the dependency on the hot big bang model has led to an unwarranted rejection of alternative cosmological models. Writing from the heart, with passion and punch, these three cosmologists make a powerful case for viewing the universe in a different light.
Condition: as new.

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First Edition
Author(s):
F. Hoyle, G. Burbidge, et al
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
25.5cm x 17.5cm x 3cm
Edition:
2000
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0521662230
ISBN-13:
9780521662239
Number of pages:
357
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Title:
A different approach to cosmology

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This is a different kind of book about cosmology, a field of major interest to professional astronomers, physicists, and the general public. All research in cosmology adopts one model of the universe, the hot big bang model. But Fred Hoyle, Geoffrey Burbidge and Jayant Narlikar take a different approach. Starting with the beginnings of modern cosmology, they then conduct a wide ranging and deep review of the observations made from 1945 to the present day. Here they challenge many conventional interpretations. The latter part of the book presents the authors' own account of the present status of observations and how they should be explained. The controversial theme is that the dependency on the hot big bang model has led to an unwarranted rejection of alternative cosmological models. Writing from the heart, with passion and punch, these three cosmologists make a powerful case for viewing the universe in a different light.
Condition: as new.

Added value:
First Edition
Author(s):
F. Hoyle, G. Burbidge, et al
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
25.5cm x 17.5cm x 3cm
Edition:
2000
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0521662230
ISBN-13:
9780521662239
Number of pages:
357
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Title:
A different approach to cosmology

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