Cosmology for Physicists Author : David Lyth Publisher : CRC Press Total Pages : 180 Release : 2016-11-03 ISBN 10 : 9781498755351 ISBN 13 : 1498755356 Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL GET BOOK Cosmology for Physicists Book Description: Written by an award-winning cosmologist, this brand new textbook provides advanced undergraduate and graduate students with coverage of the very latest developments in the observational science of cosmology. The book is separated into three parts; part I covers particle physics and general relativity, part II explores an account of the known history of the universe, and part III studies inflation. Full treatment of the origin of structure, scalar fields, the cosmic microwave background and the early universe are provided. Problems are included in the book with solutions provided in a separate solutions manual. More advanced extension material is offered in the Appendix, ensuring the book is fully accessible to students with a wide variety of background experience.