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Published: 07 July 2005

576 Pages | numerous line drawings. halftones and mathematical examples


ISBN: 9780198530961

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Foundations of Modern Cosmology

Second Edition

John F. Hawley and Katherine A. Holcomb

  • Second edition of established undergraduate text.
  • Fills gap between popular-level books and advanced graduate-level textbooks.
  • Provides thorough understanding of physical basis of cosmology, including relativity.
  • Includes recent observational and theoretical results.
  • Designed for classroom use with key term summaries, review questions, etc.

New to this Edition:

  • Latest observational results from satellites such as the Hubble Space Telescope and Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe.
  • Modern concordance model of the universe.
  • New illustrations and pedagogical features.

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