Gravity, Black Holes, and the Very Early Universe: An Introduction to General Relativity and Cosmology (Hardcover)

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Professor Tai Chow presents the most exciting topics in contemporary astrophysics and lays out the basic ideas of Einstein, including his law of gravitation. He explains the physics behind black holes, and weaves into this an absorbing account of the structure of the universe and the science of cosmology, including presenting the various models of the Big Bang, the Inflationary Universe, and the Unification of Forces. Travel with the author down this engaging path to reach some fascinating conclusions, which raise even more interesting questions for the future of astronomy and physics. The book's highly informative and user-friendly style will make it an attractive choice for teachers and students.

About the Author


Tai L. Chow is Professor of Physics at California State University, Stanislaus. He has written a successful text on Mathematical Methods with Cambridge University Press: Chow, Mathematical Methods for Physicists: A Concise Introduction (Cambridge, ISBN 0521655447, 555 pp., Hardcover, $58.00 [Hardcover: $120.00], 7/2000)
Product Details
ISBN: 9780387736297
ISBN-10: 0387736298
Publisher: Springer
Publication Date: November 1st, 2007
Pages: 280
Language: English