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Author Gonzalo, Julio A. (Julio Antonio)

Title Cosmic paradoxes / Julio A. Gonzalo.

Imprint Singapore ; Hackensack, N.J. : World Scientific, c2012.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  523.1 G589c 2012    ---  Available
Description xxi, 134 p. : ill., ports. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Energy conservation -- Energy non-conservation means too much freedom -- The four interactions -- Matter, radiation, particles -- The dark night sky and Olbers' paradox -- General relativity and cosmology -- The Friedmann-Lemaitre solutions -- The role of radiation pressure -- The Einstein-Lemaitre correspondence -- The accelerating universe paradox -- The missing mass and dark energy paradoxes -- The photon-to-baryon ratio paradox -- The universe is finite, open and contingent -- The very early universe: indeterminacy or uncertainty -- Singular moments in cosmic history -- A brief outline: world events and cosmological discoveries from -4500 to 2010.
Subject Cosmology.
ISBN 9789814355117 (pbk.)
9814355119 (pbk.)

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