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Formation of Structure in the Universe

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ISBN-10: 0521586321

ISBN-13: 9780521586320

Edition: 1998

Authors: Avishai Dekel, Jeremiah P. Ostriker

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This advanced textbook provides an up-to-date and comprehensive introduction to the very active field of structure formation in cosmology. It is written by eleven world-leading authorities. Written in a clear and pedagogical style appropriate for graduate students in astronomy and physics, this textbook introduces the reader to a wide range of exciting topics in contemporary cosmology: from recent advances in redshift surveys, to the latest models in gravitational lensing and cosmological simulations. The authors are all world-renowned experts both for their research and teaching skills. In the fast-moving field of structure formation, this book provides advanced undergraduate and graduate…    
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Book details

List price: $60.00
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 4/15/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 488
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.200
Language: English

Introduction to Structure Formation
Dark matter and stucture formation
Gravitational instability
Microwave background and stucture formation
Large-Scale Structure and Flows
Clusters and superclusters of galaxies
Redshift surveys of the local universe
Measurement of galaxy distances
Large-scale flows and cosmological implications
Structure on Galactic Scales and Lensing
Cosmological simulations
Black holes in galaxy centers
Gravitational lensing
A Conclusion
The mass of the univers