THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF COSMOLOGY – 4 volume set

THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF COSMOLOGY – 4 volume set

World Scientific Serices in Astrophysics

Giovanni G. Fazio (Harvard Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, USA) – Editor

Singapur, Singapur. WORLD Scientific. ISBN: 9789814656191. 1372 págs. Mayo de 2018. Encuadernado.

PVP EUR 911,00 (4% IVA incluido) hasta el 31 de julio de 2018

PVP EUR 1.379,00 (4% IVA incluido) a partir de entonces

La Encyclopedia of Cosmology, en cuatro volúmenes, es una gran obra de referencia, editada por los más importantes cosmólogos y respetados investigadores de la materia de todo el mundo. No hay concepto básico y seminal que no se haya incluido y, además, incluye se acompaña de una serie de materiales suplementarios como vídeos o simulaciones de computación numérica.

La mejor forma de ver el nivel de la obra es comprobar los nombres de los autores de los artículos, que aparecen aquí más abajo.

 

Extracto del índice:

Volume 1: Galaxy Formation and Evolution (by Rennan Barkana [Tel Aviv University]): Basic Theory of Galaxy Formation: Introduction; Review of Cosmology; Statistics of Galaxy Formation; Linear Perturbation Theory and the Power Spectrum; Non-Linear Processes and Dark Matter Halos; Stellar Dynamics and the Virial Theorem; Galactic Disks and Spiral Structure; Gravitational Lensing; Summary and Conclusions; Early Galaxies and 21-cm Cosmology: Overview; Galaxy Formation: High-Redshift Highlights; 21-cm Cosmology; The Supersonic Streaming Velocity; Cosmic Milestones of Early Radiative Feedback; 21-cm Signatures of the First Stars; Summary and Conclusions;

 

Volume 2: Numerical Physics Simulations in Cosmology (edited by Kentaro Nagamine [Osaka University / University of Nevada]): Overview: Cosmological Framework and the History of Computational Cosmology (K Nagamine); Cosmological N-Body Simulations (A Klypin); Hydrodynamic Methods for Cosmological Simulations (Klaus Dolag); First Stars in Cosmos (Hajime Susa); First Galaxies and Massive Black Hole Seeds (V Bromm); Galaxy Formation and Evolution (K Nagamine); Secular Evolution of Disk Galaxies (I Shlosman); Cosmic Gas and the Intergalactic Medium (G Bryan); Computational Modeling of Galaxy Clusters (D Nagai & K Dolag);

 

Volume 3: Dark Energy (by Shinji Tsujikawa [Tokyo University of Science]): Introduction; Expanding Universe; General Relativity; Cosmic Expansion History; Observational Evidence of Dark Energy at the Background Level; Cosmological Perturbation Theory; Physics of CMB Temperature Anisotropies; Observational Probes of Dark Energy from CMB, Galaxy Clustering, BAO, Weak Lensing; The Cosmological Constant; Modified Matter Models of Dark Energy; Modified Gravity Models of Dark Energy; Horndeski Theories and Cosmological Perturbations; Second-Order Massive Vector Theories; Screening Mechanisms of Fifth Forces; Effective Field Theory of Dark Energy; Conclusions; Appendices: Equations of Motion in Horndeski Theories; Effective Mass Term in Horndeski Theories;

 

Volume 4: Dark Matter (by Jihn Kim [Seoul National University]): Introduction; Dark Matter Production in the Universe; Dark Matter and Large Scale Structures in the Universe; Symmetry Principles; Extended Objects; Bosonic Collective Motion; WIMPs and E-WIMPs; Baryogenesis and ADM; Detection;

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