TitleGalaxy formation
Author(s)Malcolm S. Longair
Edition2nd ed
PublicationBerlin, Springer, 2008.
Description1 online resource (xxi, 735 p.) : ill. (some col.)
Contents NoteA brief history of cosmology and galaxy formation -- The large-scale structure of the universe -- Galaxies -- Clusters of galaxies -- The theoretical framework -- An introduction to relativistic gravity -- The Friedmann world models -- The determination of cosmological parameters -- The thermal history of the universe -- Nucleosynthesis in the early universe -- The evolution of perturbations in the standard big bang -- More tools and problems -- Dark matter and galaxy formation -- Correlation functions and the spectrum of the initial fluctuations -- Fluctuations in the cosmic microwave background radiation -- The post-recombination era -- The evolution of galaxies and active galaxies and active galaxies with cosmic epoch -- The intergalactic medium -- Making real galaxies -- The very early universe
NotesPrevious ed.: 1998. -Includes bibliographical references (p. [645]-694)-and indexes
Keyword(s)1. ASTROPHYSICS 2. COSMOLOGY 3. EBOOK 4. EBOOK - SPRINGER 5. GALAXIES
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