Little Book of Cosmology - Page, Lyman
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The Little Book of Cosmology provides a breathtaking look at our universe on the grandest scales imaginable. Written by one of the world's leading experimental cosmologists, this short but deeply insightful book describes what scientists are revealing through precise measurements of the faint thermal afterglow of the Big Bang--known as the cosmic microwave background, or CMB--and how their findings are transforming our view of the cosmos. Not only does Page explain current observations and measurements, he describes how they can be woven together into a unified picture to form the Standard…mehr

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The Little Book of Cosmology provides a breathtaking look at our universe on the grandest scales imaginable. Written by one of the world's leading experimental cosmologists, this short but deeply insightful book describes what scientists are revealing through precise measurements of the faint thermal afterglow of the Big Bang--known as the cosmic microwave background, or CMB--and how their findings are transforming our view of the cosmos. Not only does Page explain current observations and measurements, he describes how they can be woven together into a unified picture to form the Standard Model of Cosmology. Yet much remains unknown, and this incisive book also describes the search for ever deeper knowledge at the field's frontiers--from quests to understand the nature of neutrinos and dark energy to investigations into the physics of the very early universe.
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: Princeton University Press
  • Seitenzahl: 120
  • Erscheinungstermin: 1. April 2020
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 223mm x 144mm x 17mm
  • Gewicht: 338g
  • ISBN-13: 9780691195780
  • ISBN-10: 0691195781
  • Artikelnr.: 57750674
Autorenporträt
Lyman Page is the James S. McDonnell Distinguished University Professor of Physics at Princeton University. He is the coeditor of Finding the Big Bang. He lives in Princeton, New Jersey.