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The Large-Scale Structure of the Universe

P. J. E. Peebles

Abstract

An instant landmark on its publication, this book remains the essential introduction to this vital area of research. Written by one of the world's most esteemed theoretical cosmologists, it provides an invaluable historical introduction to the subject, and an enduring overview of key methods, statistical measures, and techniques for dealing with cosmic evolution. With characteristic clarity and insight, the author focuses on the largest known structures — galaxy clusters — weighing the empirical evidence of the nature of clustering and the theories of how it evolves in an expanding universe. A ... More

Keywords: early universe, theoretical cosmology, cosmic evolution, galaxy clusters, expanding universe, modern cosmology

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9780691209838
Published to Princeton Scholarship Online: May 2021 DOI:10.23943/princeton/9780691209838.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

P. J. E. Peebles, author
Princeton University