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Violent Phenomena in the Universe (Opus Books)

by Jayant Vishnu Narlikar

ISBN 0192191608 / 9780192191601 / 0-19-219160-8
Publisher Oxford University Press, USA
Language English
Edition Hardcover
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Acclaimed by Nature as "excellent and uncompromising," this lively narrative traces the development of modern cosmology. It ranges from gravitational theories of Newton and Einstein to recent discoveries  supernovae, pulsars, X-ray sources, active galaxies, radio sources, and quasars  and offers an in-depth exploration of the Big Bang. 1982 edition.