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structure and evolution of the universe

G. J. Whitrow

structure and evolution of the universe

an introduction tocosmology

by G. J. Whitrow

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Published by Hutchinson in London .
Written in English


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Previous ed. published 1949 as The structure of the universe.

StatementG.J. Whitrow.
The Physical Object
Pagination212p.,[8]p. of plates :
Number of Pages212
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21301466M

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Relativistic Cosmology.- Cosmological Solutions of Einstein's Equations.- The Geometry of the Universe.- Spherical Space of Three Dimensions.- The Theory of the Expanding Universe.- Theoretical Interpretation of Hubble's Law.- Is the Universe Finite or Not?.- Intergalactic Gas and Dust.- Intergalactic Stars.

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