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The big bang

Joseph Silk 1942-

3rd ed.. c2001

Available at UDM McNichols Campus Library  UDM McNichols Library Stacks  (QB 981 .S55 2001 )()

  • Title:
    The big bang
  • Author: Joseph Silk 1942-
  • Description: Introduction to cosmology -- Origins of modern cosmology -- Observational cosmology -- Evidence for the Big Bang -- Cosmological models -- The first millisecond -- The thermonuclear detonation of the universe -- The primeval fireball emerges -- The origin of the galaxies -- The evolution of the galaxies -- The theory of galaxy formation -- Giant clusters of galaxies -- Radio galaxies and quasars -- The formation of the stars -- The morphology of galaxies -- The origin of the heavy elements -- Into the infinite future -- Alternatives to the Big Bang.
  • Local Note: acq2007bio
  • Publication Date: c2001
  • Publisher: New York : W.H. Freeman
  • Format: xv, 496 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm.
  • Identifier: ISBN 0716738783;ISBN 9780716738787;ISBN 0716742462;ISBN 9780716742463;ISBN 080507256X;ISBN 9780805072563
  • Subjects: Cosmology; Big bang theory
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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