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Published: 21 February 2008

624 Pages | 27 line drawings


ISBN: 9780198526827

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Steven Weinberg

  • Provides uniquely self-contained and detailed accounts of the ideas and formulas that are used and tested in modern cosmological research.
  • Covers many topics that are not treated (or treated only superficially) in other books.
  • Entirely up-to-date.
  • Copious references to articles in the current research literature.
  • The author is a well-known participant in cosmological research, as well as in elementary particle physics, whose previous books on general relativity and the quantum theory of fields have been well received.