Cosmology & the universe

    Gravitational Lensing

    By Scott Dodelson

    Hardback £40.48

    We Have No Idea

    By Daniel Whiteson

    Hardback Save £4.34 = £12.65

    Many books explain what we know about the universe. This one, from the hugely popular PhD Comics 50 million readers since 2008, tackles all the weird stuff we haven't figured out yet.

    What Really Happens When You Die?

    By Andrew McLauchlin

    Paperback £7.25

    Precision Cosmology

    By Bernard J. T. Jones

    Hardback £57.38

    Describing the development of modern cosmology in a thorough and didactic way, this book is enlivened by engaging historical notes and extensive online supplementary material. It explores cosmology's physical and mathematical basis, and how we interpret data from supernovae, galaxy distributions and the cosmic microwave background using modern statistical methods.

    Philosophy of Cosmology

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    This book addresses foundational questions raised by observational and theoretical progress in modern cosmology. As the foundational volume of an emerging academic discipline, experts from relevant fields lay out the fundamental problems of contemporary cosmology and explore the routes toward finding possible solutions, for a broad academic audience.

    The Cosmic Hologram: In-formation at the Center of Creation

    By Jude Currivan

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    How holographic patterns of information underlie our physical reality

    Black Hole Blues and Other Songs from Outer Space

    By Janna Levin

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    The full inside story of the detection of gravitational waves at LIGO, one of the most ambitious feats in scientific history*Selected as a Book of the Year 2016 in the Sunday Times*'This is empirical poetry.

    Introduction To General Relativity And Cosmology

    By Christian G Boehmer

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    Introduction to General Relativity and Cosmology gives undergraduate students an overview of the fundamental ideas behind the geometric theory of gravitation and spacetime. Through pointers on how to modify and generalise Einstein's theory to enhance understanding, it provides a link between standard textbook content and current research in the field.Chapters...

    The Extravagant Universe: Exploding Stars, Dark Energy, and the Accelerating Cosmos

    By Robert P. Kirshner

    Paperback Save £3.54 = £11.45

    The Extravagant Universe tells the story of a remarkable adventure of scientific discovery. One of the world's leading astronomers, Robert Kirshner, takes readers inside a lively research team on the quest that led them to an extraordinary cosmological discovery: the expansion of the universe is accelerating under the influence of...

    Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union Symposia

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    IAU S308 marks the centenary of the birth of the Russian cosmologist Yakov B. Zeldovich, whose seminal work paved the way towards understanding the complex web-like structure observed in our Universe. This volume synthesizes the insights obtained from observational and theoretical studies for researchers and students working in this vibrant...

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