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Aspects of Today's Cosmology

Edited by Antonio Alfonso-Faus

Technical University of Madrid, Spain

This book presents some aspects of the cosmological scientific odyssey that started last century. The chapters vary with different particular works, giving a versatile picture. It is the result of the work of many scientists in the field of cosmology, in accordance with their expertise and particular interests. Is a collection of different research papers produced by important scientists in the field of cosmology. A sample of the great deal of efforts made by the scientific community, trying to understand our universe. And it has many challenging subjects, like the possible doomsday to be confirmed by the next decade of experimentation. May be we are now half way in the life of the universe. Many more challenging subjects are not present here: they will be the result of further future work. Among them, we have the possibility of cyclic universes, and the evidence for the existence of a previous universe.

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Aspects of Today's CosmologyEdited by Antonio Alfonso-Faus

Published: September 9th 2011

DOI: 10.5772/1838

ISBN: 978-953-307-626-3

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-4924-8

Copyright year: 2011

Books open for chapter submissions

37419 Total Chapter Downloads

5 Crossref Citations

21 Web of Science Citations

16 Dimensions Citations


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1. Warm Inflationary Universe Models

By Sergio del Campo


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2. The Strained State Cosmology

By Angelo Tartaglia


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3. Introduction to Modified Gravity: From the Cosmic Speedup Problem to Quantum Gravity Phenomenology

By Gonzalo J. Olmo


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4. Duration, Systems and Cosmology

By Robert Vallée


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5. Revised Concepts for Cosmic Vacuum Energy and Binding Energy: Innovative Cosmology

By Hans-Jörg Fahr and Michael Sokaliwska


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6. Doubts About Big Bang Cosmology

By M. J. Disney


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7. Applications of Nash’s Theorem to Cosmology

By Abraão J S Capistrano and Marcos D Maia


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8. Modeling Light Cold Dark Matter

By Abdessamad Abada and Salah Nasri


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9. Higher Dimensional Cosmological Model of the Universe with Variable Equation of State Parameter in the Presence of G and Lambda

By G S Khadekar, Vaishali Kamdi and V G Miskin


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10. Cosmological Bianchi Class A Models in Sáez-Ballester Theory

By J. Socorro, Paulo A. Rodríguez, Abraham Espinoza-García, Luis O. Pimentel and Priscila Romero


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11. A New Cosmological Model

By J.-M. Vigoureux, B. Vigoureux and M. Langlois


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12. C-Field Cosmological Model for Barotropic Fluid Distribution with Variable Gravitational Constant

By Raj Bali


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13. Separation and Solution of Spin 1 Field Equation and Particle Production in Lemaître-Tolman-Bondi Cosmologies

By Antonio Zecca


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14. On the Dilaton Stabilization by Matter

By Alejandro Cabo Montes de Oca


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15. A Polytropic Solution of the Expanding Universe – Constraining Relativistic and Non-Relativistic Matter Densities Using Astronomical Results

By Ahmet M. Öztaş and Michael L. Smith


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16. Loop Quantum Cosmology: Effective Theory and Related Applications

By Li-Fang Li, Kui Xiao and Jian-Yang Zhu


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17. Singularities and Thermodynamics of Geodesic Surface Congruences

By Yong Seung Cho and Soon-Tae Hong


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18. Cosmology: The Noncommutative Quantum and Classical Cosmology

By E. Mena, M. Sabido and M. Cano


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19. Small-Bang versus Big-Bang Cosmology

By Antonio Alfonso-Faus


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