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Published: 22 June 2009

360 Pages | Around 175 b+w integrated half tones & diagrams

5 1/8 x 7 3/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199560844

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The Oxford Companion to Cosmology

Andrew Liddle and Jon Loveday

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  • An authoritative new reference title in this enduringly popular subject - now available as part of the acclaimed Oxford Paperback Reference series
  • Over 350 in-depth entries cover the modern view of cosmology, from cosmic inflation and dark energy to Higgs boson and neutrinos
  • Topics covered include the structure of the Universe - its rate of expansion and the particles out of which it is composed - the evolution of galaxies, galaxy clusters, and cold dark matter
  • Includes both theoretical ideas, such as alternative cosmologies, and observational evidence, such as redshift surveys
  • Appears at a time when there is growing consensus about the origins and development of the Universe
  • Highly illustrated with diagrams and half tones throughout
  • Entry-level web links direct the reader to recommended online resources

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