Conceptions of Cosmos From Myths to the Accelerating Universe: a History of Cosmology
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Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 2/14/2013
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.75" long x 0.75" tall
|From myths to the Copernican universe|
|Ancient cosmological thought|
|The Greek cosmos|
|The Copernican revolution|
|The Newtonian era|
|Newton's infinite universe|
|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|
|The hot Big Bang|
|Cosmology-a branch of nuclear physics?|
|The steady-state challenge|
|Relativistic standard cosmology|
|Anthropic and other speculations|
|The problem of creation|
|Cosmology in perspective|