Conceptions of Cosmos From Myths to the Accelerating Universe: a History of Cosmology

ISBN-10: 0199665141

ISBN-13: 9780199665143

Edition: 2013

Authors: Helge S. Kragh
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List price: $22.99
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 2/14/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

From myths to the Copernican universe
Ancient cosmological thought
The Greek cosmos
Medieval cosmology
The Copernican revolution
The Newtonian era
Newton's infinite universe
Enlightenment cosmologies
Astrophysics and the nebulae
Thermodynamics and gravitation
The Via Lacta
Foundations of modern cosmology
Early relativistic models
The expanding universe
Towards a finite-age universe
Alternative cosmologies
The hot Big Bang
Cosmology-a branch of nuclear physics?
The steady-state challenge
Relativistic standard cosmology
New horizons
Early-universe cosmology
Observational surprises
Anthropic and other speculations
The problem of creation
Cosmology in perspective
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