Item Details

Galaxy Formation

Malcolm S. Longair
Format
Book
Published
Berlin ; New York : Springer, c1998.
Language
English
Series
Astronomy and Astrophysics Library
ISBN
3540637850 (hc : alk. paper)
Contents
  • Introduction, history and outline
  • The large scale structure of the universe
  • Galaxies
  • Clusters of galaxies
  • The theoretical framework
  • An introduction to relativistic gravity
  • The Friedman world models
  • The determination of cosmological parameters
  • The thermal history of the universe
  • Nucleosynthesis in the early universe
  • The evolution of fluctuations in the standard big bang
  • The simplest picture of galaxy formation and why it falls
  • Dark matter and galaxy formation
  • Correlation functions and the spectrum of the initial fluctuations
  • Fluctuations in the cosmic microwave background radiation
  • The post-recombination universe: the dark ages
  • The evolution of galaxies and active galaxies with cosmic epoch
  • The evolution of star and element formation rates with cosmic epoch
  • Diffuse intergalactic gas
  • Final things.
Description
xvi, 536 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [493]-513) and index.
Series Statement
Astronomy and astrophysics library, 0941-7834
Technical Details
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