Cosmology: A Very Short Introduction (Paperback)

Peter Coles


This book is a simple, non-technical introduction to cosmology, explaining what it is and what cosmologists do. Peter Coles discusses the history of the subject, the development of the Big Bang theory, and more speculative modern issues like quantum cosmology, superstrings, and dark matter. ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable.

Product Details

  • Product code: AMKKZ
  • ISBN: 9780192854162
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 18.0cm x 11.5cm
  • Pages: 160
  • Publish date: Thu Aug 23 00:00:00 BST 2001
  • Book points: 7


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