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The Early Universe : Frontiers in Physics - Edward W. Kolb

The Early Universe

Frontiers in Physics

Paperback Published: 21st February 1994
ISBN: 9780201626742
Number Of Pages: 596

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"The Early Universe" has become the standard reference on forefront topics in cosmology, particularly to the early history of the Universe. Subjects covered include primordial nubleosynthesis, baryogenesis, phases transitions, inflation, dark matter, and galaxy formation, relics such as axions, neutrinos and monopoles, and speculations about the Universe at the Planck time. The book includes more than ninety figures as well as a five-page update discussing recent developments such as the COBE results.

* Editors Foreword * The Universe Observed * Robertson-Walker Metric * Standard Cosmology * Big-Bang Nucleosynthesis * Thermodynamics in the Expanding Universe * Baryogenesis * Phase Transitions * Inflation * Structure Formation * Axions * Toward the Planck Epoch * Finale

ISBN: 9780201626742
ISBN-10: 0201626748
Series: Frontiers in Physics
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 596
Published: 21st February 1994
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.17 x 16.08  x 2.82
Weight (kg): 0.86
Edition Number: 1