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Description - Cosmology: A Very Short Introduction by Peter Coles

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.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780192854162
ISBN-10: 019285416X
Format: Paperback
(179mm x 114mm x 9mm)
Pages: 160
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 1-Dec-2014
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Peter Coles

Peter Coles is Professor of Theoretical Astrophysics and Head of the School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences at the University of Sussex. He has co-written two textbooks on cosmology, and over a hundred technical articles on various aspects of the Big Bang theory. He is also author of Einstein and the Total Eclipse and Hawking and the Mind of God.

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