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Author  Title  Accn#  Year  Item Type  Claims 
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Daniell Baumann 
Cosmology 
027202 
2022 
Book 

2 
Giovanni G Fazio, 
Encyclopedia of Cosmology, Set 2: Frontiers in Cosmology, Vol.1: Modified Gravity 
027191 
2023 
Book 

3 
Giovanni G Fazio, Claudia de Rham, Floyd W Stecker 
Encyclopedia of Cosmology, Set 2: Frontiers in Cosmology, Vol. 2: Neutrino Physics and Astrophysics 
027192 
2023 
Book 

4 
Giovanni G Fazio, Claudia de Rham, Floyd W Stecker 
Encyclopedia of Cosmology, Set 2: Frontiers in Cosmology, Vol. 3: Black Holes 
027193 
2023 
Book 

5 
Jones,Mark H. 
An Introduction to Galaxies and Cosmology 
027102 
2015 
Book 

6 
Del Nobile, Eugenio 
The Theory of Direct Dark Matter Detection 
I12563 
2022 
Book 

7 
Chataignier, Leonardo 
Timeless Quantum Mechanics and the Early Universe 
I12532 
2022 
Book 

8 
Waldrop, M. Mitchell 
Cosmic Origins 
I12514 
2022 
Book 

9 
Kotecha, Isha 
On Generalised Statistical Equilibrium and Discrete Quantum Gravity 
I12487 
2022 
Book 

10 
StreitBianchi, Marilena 
Advances in Cosmology 
I12360 
2022 
Book 


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Title  The Theory of Direct Dark Matter Detection : A Guide to Computations 
Author(s)  Del Nobile, Eugenio 
Publication  Cham, 1. Imprint: Springer
2. Springer International Publishing, 2022. 
Description  XVI, 250 p. 20 illus. in color : online resource 
Abstract Note  This book is a pedagogical guide on how to make computations in direct dark matter (DM) detection. The theory behind the calculation of direct detection cross sections and rates is presented, touching aspects related to elementary particle physics, hadronic physics, nuclear physics, and astrophysics. The book is structured in selfcontained sections, covering several topics ranging from the scattering kinematics to the phenomenology of direct DM searches. It follows a modelindependent approach, aiming at providing the readers with all that is needed to understand the theory and start their own analysis. Meant for graduate students and researchers with interests in particle physics and phenomenology, it is enriched with several worked examples from standard and nonstandard particle DM models. Senior researchers working in different areas related to dark matter, like particle and nuclear physics, astrophysics, and cosmology, find in this book a useful and updated guide for reference 
ISBN,Price  9783030952280 
Keyword(s)  1. ASTROPHYSICS
2. COSMOLOGY
3. EBOOK
4. EBOOK  SPRINGER
5. Elementary particles (Physics)
6. Elementary Particles, Quantum Field Theory
7. NUCLEAR PHYSICS
8. PARTICLE PHYSICS
9. PARTICLES (NUCLEAR PHYSICS)
10. QUANTUM FIELD THEORY

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Title  Timeless Quantum Mechanics and the Early Universe 
Author(s)  Chataignier, Leonardo 
Publication  Cham, 1. Imprint: Springer
2. Springer International Publishing, 2022. 
Description  XX, 242 p : online resource 
Abstract Note  The book is based on the author's PhD thesis, which deals with the concept of time in quantum gravity and its relevance for the physics of the early Universe. It presents a consistent and complete new relational formulation of quantum gravity (more specifically, of quantum mechanics models with diffeomorphism invariance), which is applied to potentially observable cosmological effects. The work provides answers to the following questions: How can the dynamics of quantum states of matter and geometry be defined in a diffeomorphisminvariant way? What is the relevant space of physical states and which operators act on it? How are the quantum states related to probabilities in the absence of a preferred time? The answers can provide a further part of the route to constructing a fundamental theory of quantum gravity. The book is wellsuited to graduate students as well as professional researchers in the fields of general relativity and gravitation, cosmology, and quantum foundations 
ISBN,Price  9783030944483 
Keyword(s)  1. Classical and Quantum Gravity
2. COSMOLOGY
3. EBOOK
4. EBOOK  SPRINGER
5. GRAVITATION
6. MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS
7. QUANTUM PHYSICS
8. Theoretical, Mathematical and Computational Physics

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Title  Cosmic Origins : Science???s Long Quest to Understand How Our Universe Began 
Author(s)  Waldrop, M. Mitchell 
Publication  Cham, 1. Imprint: Springer
2. Springer International Publishing, 2022. 
Description  XI, 152 p. 37 illus., 28 illus. in color : online resource 
Abstract Note  Cosmic Origins tells the story of how physicists and astronomers have struggled for more than a century to understand the beginnings of our universe, from its origins in the Big Bang to the modern day. The book will introduce the science as a narrative, by telling the story of the scientists who made each major discovery. It will also address and explain aspects of our theories that some cosmologists are still hesitant to accept, as well as gaps in our knowledge and even apparent inconsistencies in our measurements. Clearly written by a master of scientific exposition, this book will fascinate the curious general reader as well as providing essential background reading for collegelevel courses on physics and astronomy 
ISBN,Price  9783030982140 
Keyword(s)  1. Astronomy, Observations and Techniques
2. Astronomy???Observations
3. Classical and Quantum Gravity
4. COSMOLOGY
5. EBOOK
6. EBOOK  SPRINGER
7. Foundations of Physics and Cosmology
8. GENERAL RELATIVITY
9. GENERAL RELATIVITY (PHYSICS)
10. GRAVITATION
11. History of Physics and Astronomy
12. Physics???History
13. SCIENCE

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Title  On Generalised Statistical Equilibrium and Discrete Quantum Gravity 
Author(s)  Kotecha, Isha 
Publication  Cham, 1. Imprint: Springer
2. Springer International Publishing, 2022. 
Description  XIX, 180 p. 25 illus., 5 illus. in color : online resource 
Abstract Note  Absolute concepts of time and energy are integral to standard thermal physics, but background independent systems are devoid of them. This thesis explores the foundational question of generalising equilibrium statistical mechanics to background independent systems, and applies the resulting formulation to nonperturbative discrete quantum gravity. It offers a discussion of the rich interface of thermal physics and quantum gravity in this context, providing a broad contextualisation of such topics. This work details how standard tools from manybody physics can be generalised to discrete quantum gravity labelled with graphbased, or dual polyhedral, quanta that are common to various approaches like tensorial group field theory, loop quantum gravity, dynamical triangulations and lattice quantum gravity. It provides a systematic investigation, both conceptual and technical, of quantum gravitational Gibbs states, thermofield double vacuum states, and their application in condensate cosmology to probe questions of Big Bang singularity resolution and geometric inflation 
ISBN,Price  9783030909697 
Keyword(s)  1. Classical and Quantum Gravity
2. COSMOLOGY
3. EBOOK
4. EBOOK  SPRINGER
5. GRAVITATION
6. QUANTUM ELECTRODYNAMICS
7. Quantum Electrodynamics, Relativistic and Manybody Calculations
8. QUANTUM PHYSICS
9. STATISTICAL MECHANICS
10. THERMODYNAMICS

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Title  Advances in Cosmology : Science  Art  Philosophy 
Author(s)  StreitBianchi, Marilena;Catapano, Paola;Galbiati, Cristiano;Magnani, Enrico 
Publication  Cham, 1. Imprint: Springer
2. Springer International Publishing, 2022. 
Description  XXII, 376 p. 154 illus., 138 illus. in color : online resource 
Abstract Note  Cosmology???s journey to the present day has been a long one. This book outlines the latest research on modern cosmology and related topics from worldclass experts. Through it, readers will learn how multidisciplinary approaches and technologies are used to search the unknown and how we arrived at the knowledge used and assumptions made by cosmologists today. The book is organized into four parts, each exploring a theme that has troubled humankind for centuries. Since the dawn of time, looking at the sky, humans have tried to understand their origin, the laws governing it, and what influence it all has on human life. In most ancient civilizations, astronomers embodied the power of knowledge. This knowledge was not compartmentalized, and scientists often found philosophical implications within their quests, many of which destroyed the borders between the natural sciences. Even now, as observers and scientists continue to use conjecture to generate theoretical assumptions and laws that then have to be confirmed experimentally, said theoretical and experimental searches are being linked to philosophical thinking and artistic representation, as they were up until the 18th century. This multidisciplinary book will appeal to anyone with an interest in the fields of Astronomy, Cosmology or Physics 
ISBN,Price  9783031056253 
Keyword(s)  1. ASTRONOMY
2. Astronomy, Cosmology and Space Sciences
3. Astronomy, Observations and Techniques
4. Astronomy???Observations
5. ASTROPHYSICS
6. COSMOLOGY
7. EBOOK
8. EBOOK  SPRINGER
9. History of Physics and Astronomy
10. Physics???History

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