The Origin and Evolution of Cosmic Structure 2nd Revised edition
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Cosmology by Peter Coles
Book DescriptionThis is the 2nd edition of a highly successful title on this fascinating and complex subject. Concentrating primarily on the theory behind the origin and the evolution of the universe, and where appropriate relating it to observation, the new features of the this addition include:* An overall introduction to the book * Two new chapters: Gravitational Lensing and Gravitational Waves * Each part has a collection of exercises with solutions to numerical parts at the end of the book * Contains a table of physical constants * The addition of a consolidated bibilography
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780471489092
(249mm x 175mm x 34mm)
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 30-May-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Peter Coles
Routledge Companion to the New Cosmology, Hardback (May 2015)
"First published in the United Kingdom in 1998 by Icon Books Ltd as The Icon Critical Dictionary of the New Cosmology. First published in the United States of America in 1999 by Routledge as The Routledge Critical Dictionary of the New Cosmology"--Title page verso.
From Cosmos to Chaos, Paperback (August 2010)
This book looks at the role of probability in modern science. Using the most exciting developments in fundamental physics as examples, it shows the centrality of uncertainty and incomplete knowledge. Written by an insider, and using non-technical language, it is an attempt to explain how science really works.
Cosmology: A Very Short Introduction, Paperback (August 2001)
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 quantum cosmology, superstrings, and dark matter.
Einstein and the Birth of Big Science, Paperback (September 2000)» View all books by Peter Coles
In this book, Peter Coles examines insights into the sociological conflict between "Big Science" and popular culture that are as real today as they were in the 1920s.
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