Description - The Physics of the Cosmic Microwave Background by Pavel D. Naselsky
Spectacular observational breakthroughs, particularly by the WMAP satellite, have led to a new epoch of CMB science long after its original discovery. Taking a physical approach, the authors of this volume probe the problem of the 'darkness' of the Universe: the origin and evolution of dark energy and matter in the cosmos. Starting with the observational background of modern cosmology, they provide an accessible review of this fascinating yet complex subject. Topics discussed include the kinetics of the electromagnetic radiation in the Universe, the ionization history of cosmic plamas, the origin of primordial perturbations in light of the inflation paradigm, and the formation of anisotropy and polarization of the CMB. This fascinating review will be valuable to advanced students and researchers in cosmology.
Buy The Physics of the Cosmic Microwave Background by Pavel D. Naselsky from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
(253mm x 180mm x 18mm)
Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication:
Other Editions - The Physics of the Cosmic Microwave Background by Pavel D. Naselsky
Book Reviews - The Physics of the Cosmic Microwave Background by Pavel D. Naselsky
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Physics of the Cosmic Microwave Background book by Pavel D. Naselsky and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)
A Preview for this title is currently not available.