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Relativistic Cosmology

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Cosmology has been transformed by dramatic progress in high-precision observations and theoretical modelling. This book surveys key developments and open issues for graduate students and researchers. Using a relativistic geometric approach, it focuses on the general concepts and relations that underpin the standard model of the Universe.

Part I covers foundations of relativistic cosmology, whilst Part II develops the dynamical and observational relations for all models of the Universe based on general relativity. Part III focuses on the standard model of cosmology, including inflation, dark matter, dark energy, perturbation theory, the cosmic microwave background, structure formation and gravitational lensing. It also examines modified gravity and inhomogeneity as possible alternatives to dark energy.

Anisotropic and inhomogeneous models are described in Part IV, and Part V reviews deeper issues, such as quantum cosmology, the start of the universe and the multiverse proposal.

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Author(s):
Ellis George F.R., Maartens Roy, and MacCallum Malcolm A.H.
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0521381150
ISBN-13:
9780521381154
Number of pages:
622
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Title:
Relativistic Cosmology

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Cosmology has been transformed by dramatic progress in high-precision observations and theoretical modelling. This book surveys key developments and open issues for graduate students and researchers. Using a relativistic geometric approach, it focuses on the general concepts and relations that underpin the standard model of the Universe.

Part I covers foundations of relativistic cosmology, whilst Part II develops the dynamical and observational relations for all models of the Universe based on general relativity. Part III focuses on the standard model of cosmology, including inflation, dark matter, dark energy, perturbation theory, the cosmic microwave background, structure formation and gravitational lensing. It also examines modified gravity and inhomogeneity as possible alternatives to dark energy.

Anisotropic and inhomogeneous models are described in Part IV, and Part V reviews deeper issues, such as quantum cosmology, the start of the universe and the multiverse proposal.

Author(s):
Ellis George F.R., Maartens Roy, and MacCallum Malcolm A.H.
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0521381150
ISBN-13:
9780521381154
Number of pages:
622
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Title:
Relativistic Cosmology

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