Earth and Planetary Sciences » Astronomy and Astrophysics

Aspects of Today's Cosmology

Edited by Antonio Alfonso-Faus, ISBN 978-953-307-626-3, 408 pages, Publisher: InTech, Chapters published September 09, 2011 under CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 license
DOI: 10.5772/1838
Edited Volume

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.