Confrontation of Cosmological Theories with Observational Data

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Malcolm S. Longair
Springer Science & Business Media, Sep 30, 1974 - Science - 393 pages
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Proceedings of IAU Symposium No. 63, held in Cracow, Poland, September 10-12, 1973
 

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Contents

OBSERVATIONAL FOUNDATIONS FOR ASSUMPTIONS IN COSMOLOGY
3
INTERGALACTIC GAS
13
CONFRONTATION OF LEMAITRE MODELS AND THE COSMOLOGICAL CONSTANT WITH OBSERVATIONS
31
THE HUBBLE CONSTANT AND THE DECELERATION PARAMETER
47
EVIDENCE FOR NONVELOCITY REDSHIFTS
61
GENERAL DISCUSSION AND SHORT CONTRIBUTIONS
69
THE STRUCTURE OF THE UNIVERSE
77
SUPERCLUSTERING OF GALAXIES
79
GENERATION OF SOUND FROM PRIMORDIAL COSMIC TURBULENCE
241
GENERAL DISCUSSION AND SHORT CONTRIBUTIONS
245
THE STRUCTURE OF SINGULARITIES
259
GENERAL SOLUTIONS OF THE EQUATIONS OF GENERAL RELATIVITY NEAR SINGULARITIES
261
SINGULARITIES IN COSMOLOGY
263
ISOTROPIZATION OF HOMOGENEOUS COSMOLOGICAL MODELS
273
THE ANISOTROPY OF THE UNIVERSE AT LARGE TIMES
283
GENERAL DISCUSSION AND SHORT CONTRIBUTION
287

THE COUNTS OF RADIO SOURCES
93
RADIO SOURCE COUNTS AT CENTIMETRE WAVELENGTHS
111
OBSERVATIONAL FOUNDATIONS OF INHOMOGENEOUS UNIVERSE
121
ABUNDANCES OF MORPHOLOGICAL TYPES AND CORRESPONDING LUMINOSITY FUNCTIONS
129
RELIC RADIATION
141
ENERGY DENSITY OF THE RELIC RADIATION
143
LARGE SCALE ANISOTROPY OF THE COSMIC MICROWAVE BACKGROUND
157
FINESCALE ANISOTROPY OF THE COSMIC MICROWAVE BACKGROUND RADIATION
163
THE THERMAL HISTORY OF THE UNIVERSE AND THE SPECTRUM OF RELIC RADIATION
167
THE SPECTRUM OF DENSITY PERTURBATIONS IN AN EXPANDING UNIVERSE
175
COSMOLOGICAL SYNTHESIS OF THE ELEMENTS
195
THE ORIGIN OF STRUCTURE IN THE EXPANDING UNIVERSE
211
THE FORMATION OF GALAXIES IN FRIEDMANNIAN UNIVERSES
213
WHIRL THEORY OF THE ORIGIN OF GALAXIES AND CLUSTERS OF GALAXIES
227
LARGE NUMBER COINCIDENCES AND THE ANTHROPIC PRINCIPLE IN COSMOLOGY
291
LOW FREQUENCY GRAVITATIONAL WAVES IN COSMOLOGY
299
MATTERANTIMATTER UNIVERSES AND PHYSICAL PROCESSES NEAR THE SINGULARITY
317
QUANTUM DESCRIPTIONS OF SINGULARITIES LEADING TO PAIR CREATION
319
CREATION OF PARTICLES IN COSMOLOGY
329
BARYON SYMMETRIC BIG BANG COSMOLOGY
335
THE LOW DENSITY SYMMETRIC COSMOLOGY
341
CONFRONTATION OF ANTIMATTER COSMOLOGIES WITH OBSERVATIONAL DATA
347
SHORT CONTRIBUTION
357
CONCLUDING REMARKS
359
VOTE OF THANKS TO THE ORGANISERS
367
INDEX OF NAMES
369
INDEX OF SUBJECTS
375
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