Cosmological Inflation and Large-Scale Structure by Andrew R. Liddle

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Enormous progress has been made in inflationary cosmology in the past few years and this book is the first to provide a modern and unified overview of the subject. Coverage examines every aspect of inflationary cosmology and carefully compares predictions with the latest observations, including those of the cosmic microwave background, the clustering and velocities of galaxies and the epoch of structure formation. Problems are included throughout to help the student develop a thorough understanding. An ideal introduction to what promises to be one of the most fruitful topics of research in science in the next decade, this volume will be of great interest to graduate students and researchers in astrophysics, cosmology, particle physics, theoretical physics and applied mathematics.
 

About Andrew R. Liddle

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Andrew R. Liddle is Professor of Astrophysics in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Sussex. David H. Lyth is Professor of Particle Astrophysics in the Physics Department at Lancaster University.
 
Published June 11, 2009 by Cambridge University Press. 516 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Science & Math. Non-fiction
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