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Byrd, Gene / Chernin, Arthur D. / Teerikorpi, Pekka / Valtonen, Mauri

Paths to Dark Energy

Theory and Observation

Series:De Gruyter Studies in Mathematical Physics 2

    Aims and Scope

    This work provides the current theory and observations behind the cosmological phenomenon of dark energy. The approach is comprehensive with rigorous mathematical theory and relevant astronomical observations discussed in context. The book treats the background and history starting with the new-found importance of Einstein’s cosmological constant (proposed long ago) in dark energy formulation, as well as the frontiers of dark energy.

    The authorsdo not presuppose advanced knowledge of astronomy, and basic mathematical concepts used in modern cosmology are presented in a simple, but rigorous way. All this makes the book useful for both astronomers and physicists, and also for university students of physical sciences.

    Supplementary Information

    xii, 404 pages
    Type of Publication:
    Dark Energy; Dark Matter; Mathematical Models; Cosmology

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    Gene Byrd, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, USA; Arthur D. Chernin, Moscow State University, Russia; Pekka Teerikorpi and Mauri Valtonen,University of Turku, Finland.

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