Cosmology: The Science of the Universe

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Cambridge University Press, Mar 16, 2000 - Science - 567 pages
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Cosmology: The Science of the Universe is a broad introduction to the science of modern cosmology, with emphasis on its historical origins. The first edition of this best-selling book received worldwide acclaim for its lucid style and wide-ranging exploration of the universe. This eagerly awaited second edition updates and greatly extends the first with seven new chapters that explore early scientific cosmology, Cartesian and Newtonian world systems, cosmology after Newton and before Einstein, special relativity, observational cosmology, inflation and creation of the universe. All chapters conclude with a section entitled Reflections containing provocative topics that will foster lively debate. The new Projects section, also at the end of each chapter, raises questions and issues to challenge the reader.

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Wonderfully written and clear, enriched with delightful historical and philosophical perspectives, and largely free of mathematics that would be burdensome to the non-mathematician. When progressing ... Read full review

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Wonderfully written and clear, enriched with delightful historical and philosophical perspectives, and largely free of mathematics that would be burdensome to the non-mathematician. When progressing ... Read full review

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