The Early Universe

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CRC Press, Mar 8, 2018 - Science - 596 pages
The Early Universe has become the standard reference on forefront topics in cosmology, particularly to the early history of the Universe. Subjects covered include primordial nubleosynthesis, baryogenesis, phases transitions, inflation, dark matter, and galaxy formation, relics such as axions, neutrinos and monopoles, and speculations about the Universe at the Planck time. The book includes more than ninety figures as well as a five-page update discussing recent developments such as the COBE results.
 

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SERIES LISTING
PREFACE
Lecture Notes Vol II in preparation
ROBERTSONWALKER METRIC
BIGBANG NUCLEOSYNTHESIS
THERMODYNAMICS IN THE EXPANDING UNIVERSE
P W Anderson Basic Notions of Condensed Matter Physics 1983
BARYOGENESIS
INFLATION
STRUCTURE FORMATION
AXIONS
35 J Schwinger Quantum Kinematics and Dynamics 1970
TOWARD THE PLANCK EPOCH
FINALE
APPENDIX
R N Cahn SemiSimple Lie Algebras and Their Representations 1984

PHASE TRANSITIONS
STANDARD COSMOLOGY

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Edward Kolb

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