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The Resource Foundations of modern cosmology, John F. Hawley and Katherine A. Holcomb

Foundations of modern cosmology, John F. Hawley and Katherine A. Holcomb

Label
Foundations of modern cosmology
Title
Foundations of modern cosmology
Statement of responsibility
John F. Hawley and Katherine A. Holcomb
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Recent discoveries in astronomy have revolutionized the field of cosmology. While many long-standing questions in cosmology have now been answered, the new data pose new mysteries such as the nature of the "dark energy" that dominates the universe. This second edition provides an accessible and thorough text on the physics of cosmology and a lively account of the modern concordance model of the universe, from the big bang to a distant future dominated by dark energy. - ;Recent discoveries in astronomy, especially those made with data collected by satellites such as the Hubble Space T
Cataloging source
E7B
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hawley, John Frederick
Dewey number
523.1
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QB981
LC item number
.H378 2005eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1957-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Holcomb, Katherine A.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cosmology
  • Astrophysics
  • SCIENCE
  • Astrophysics
  • Cosmology
  • Kosmologie
Label
Foundations of modern cosmology, John F. Hawley and Katherine A. Holcomb
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 537-541) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I: History; Part II: Background; Part III: Relativity; Part IV: The Big Bang; Part V: The Continuing Quest; Appendix A: Scientific Notation; Appendix B: Units; Appendix C: Physical and Astronmical Constants; Glossary; Bibliography; Index
Control code
646790485
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 554 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191523977
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)646790485
Label
Foundations of modern cosmology, John F. Hawley and Katherine A. Holcomb
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 537-541) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I: History; Part II: Background; Part III: Relativity; Part IV: The Big Bang; Part V: The Continuing Quest; Appendix A: Scientific Notation; Appendix B: Units; Appendix C: Physical and Astronmical Constants; Glossary; Bibliography; Index
Control code
646790485
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 554 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191523977
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)646790485

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