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Cosmological Koans

A Journey to the Heart of Physics

by Anthony Aguirre

<p><em>Could there be a civilization on a mote of dust? How much of your fate have you made? Who cleans the universe?</em></p> <p>Through more than fifty Koans -- pleasingly paradoxical vignettes following the ancient Zen tradition -- leading ...

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Cosmological Physics

by J. A. Peacock

<p>This textbook provides advanced undergraduate and graduate students with a complete introduction to modern cosmology. It successfully bridges the gap between undergraduate and advanced graduate texts by discussing topics of current research, ...

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Cosmology

The Science of the Universe

by Edward Harrison

<p>Cosmology: The Science of the Universe is an introduction to past and present cosmological theory. For much of the world's history, cosmological thought was formulated in religious or philosophical language and was thus theological or ...

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Cosmology with MATLAB

With Companion Media Pack

by Dan Green

<p>This volume makes explicit use of the synergy between cosmology and high energy physics, for example, supersymmetry and dark matter, or nucleosynthesis and the baryon-to-photon ratio. In particular the exciting possible connection between the

ISBN: 9789813108424

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Cosmology: A Very Short Introduction

by Peter Coles

<p>This book is a simple, non-technical introduction to cosmology, explaining what it is and what cosmologists do. Peter Coles discusses the history of the subject, the development of the Big Bang theory, and more speculative modern issues like ...

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Cosmos

A Field Guide

by Giles Sparrow

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Cosmos

Sketch of a Physical Description of the Universe; Part II

by Alexander von Humboldt

<p>B. Special notice of the several Planets and their Satellites as parts of the Solar Domain, p. 344 — 393.</p> ...

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Cosmos a Sketch of a Physical Description of the Universe

by Alexander von Humboldt

<p>Led to the discovery of these stars not by any reasonings of others, but by the result of my own investigations, and that they were observed by me in Germany, about the very same time or a little sooner than Galileo first saw them in Italy. ...

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Cosmos and Man: A Scientific History

by John Engledew

<p>Engledew, an accomplished author of popular science books, describes nothing less than stellar astronomy, the structure of the solar system, the nature of time and space in terms of cosmology, the expanding universe and some possible fates of

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Cosmos, Gods and Madmen

Frameworks in the Anthropologies of Medicine

by Roland Littlewood & Rebecca Lynch

<p>The social anthropology of sickness and health has always been concerned with religious cosmologies: how societies make sense of such issues as prediction and control of misfortune and fate; the malevolence of others; the benevolence (or ...

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Cosmos, Volume 3

Sketch of a Physical Description of the Universe

by Alexander von Humboldt

<p>IN pursuance Of the aim which I had proposed to myself, as attainable in a degree commensurate with my own powers and with the present state of knowledge, I have consi dered Nature, in the two volumes Of the Cosmos which have already ...

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Covariant Loop Quantum Gravity

An Elementary Introduction to Quantum Gravity and Spinfoam Theory

by Carlo Rovelli & Francesca Vidotto

<p>Quantum gravity is among the most fascinating problems in physics. It modifies our understanding of time, space and matter. The recent development of the loop approach has allowed us to explore domains ranging from black hole thermodynamics ...

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Created Cosmos, The

What the Bible Reveals About Astronomy

by Danny Faulkner

<p>This text investigates what the Bible has to say about astronomical objects and phenomena. The Bible contains many mentions of astronomical things, beginning with creation and concluding with end-time prophecies. Besides the sun and moon, the

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Creating the Molecules of Life

by Professor Dr Richard N Boyd & Professor Dr Michael A Famiano

<p><em>Creating the Molecules of Life</em> discusses origins, including the Big Bang and the origin of the elements. With a complete presentation and explanation, this book provides evidence that the molecules of life are produced in outer space

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Curiosities of the Sky

by Garrett Putman Serviss

<p>To most minds mystery is more fascinating than science. But when science itself leads straight up to the borders of mystery and there comes to a dead stop, saying, ``At present I can no longer see my way,'' the force of the charm is ...

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Curiosities of the Sky

A Popular Presentation of the Great Riddles and Mysteries of Astronomy

by Garrett Putman Serviss

<p>As plain language will permit, showing the wonder that is in them without getting away from the facts. Most Of them have hitherto been discussed only in technical form, and in treatises that the general public seldom sees and never ...

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Dark Energy

by Yun Wang

A systematic, carefully authored review of our current observational and theoretical knowledge of dark energy. Providing a brief and concise overview, the book covers theory and experiment in equal detail, directly linking the two. A final ...

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Dark Energy

Theory and Observations

by Luca Amendola & Shinji Tsujikawa

<p>Dark energy, the mysterious cause of the accelerating expansion of the universe, is one of the most important fields of research in astrophysics and cosmology today. Introducing the theoretical ideas, observational methods and results, this ...

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Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs

The Astounding Interconnectedness of the Universe

by Lisa Randall

<p><strong>The most thrilling, genre-busting, unlikely science book you’ll ever read, from the world-renowned, multi-award-winning, superstar physicist Lisa Randal.</strong></p> <p>66 million years ago, a ten-mile-wide object from outer space ...

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Data Analysis Techniques for Physical Scientists

by Claude A. Pruneau

<p>A comprehensive guide to data analysis techniques for physical scientists, providing a valuable resource for advanced undergraduate and graduate students, as well as seasoned researchers. The book begins with an extensive discussion of the ...

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