Galaxy Formation

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ISBN: 978-3-540-73477-2 (Print) 978-3-540-73478-9 (Online)

Table of contents (21 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XXI

  2. Preliminaries

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      Pages 3-25

      A Brief History of Cosmology and Galaxy Formation

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      Pages 27-48

      The Large-Scale Structure of the Universe

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      Pages 49-94

      Galaxies

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      Pages 95-146

      Clusters of Galaxies

    5. Back Matter

      Pages 1-1

  3. The Basic Framework

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      Pages 149-172

      The Theoretical Framework

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      Pages 173-198

      An Introduction to Relativistic Gravity

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      Pages 199-235

      The Friedman World Models

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      Pages 237-239

      The Robertson–Walker Metric for an Empty Universe

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      Pages 241-270

      The Determination of Cosmological Parameters

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      Pages 271-287

      The Thermal History of the Universe

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      Pages 289-307

      Nucleosynthesis in the Early Universe

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      Pages 147-147

  4. The Development of Primordial Fluctuations Under Gravity

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      Pages 311-333

      The Evolution of Perturbations in the Standard Big Bang

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      Pages 335-365

      More Tools and Problems

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      Pages 367-384

      Dark Matter and Galaxy Formation

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      Pages 385-419

      Correlation Functions and the Spectrum of the Initial Fluctuations

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      Pages 421-467

      Fluctuations in the Cosmic Microwave Background Radiation

    6. Back Matter

      Pages 309-309

  5. The Post-Recombination Universe

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      Pages 469-469

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      Pages 471-489

      The Post-Recombination Era

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      Pages 491-545

      The Evolution of Galaxies and Active Galaxies with Cosmic Epoch

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      Pages 547-582

      The Intergalactic Medium

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      Pages 583-620

      Making Real Galaxies

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 645-737

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