The background for modern cosmology research

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Engineering Mathematics
1.  Engineering Mathematics by K.A. Stroud
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  "Mathematics to a certain level is a major requirement in modern research, this text goes a long way to getting you it"
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Advanced Engineering Mathematics
2.  Advanced Engineering Mathematics by K.A. Stroud
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  "Takes your maths even further"
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Mathematical Methods for Physics and Engineering (3rd edition): A Comprehensive Guide
3.  Mathematical Methods for Physics and Engineering (3rd edition): A Comprehensive Guide by K. F. Riley
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  "Good for later when tensors and quantum operators get involved....a truly comprehensive text."
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Collins Advanced Modular Sciences - Physics AS
4.  Collins Advanced Modular Sciences - Physics AS by Frank Ciccotti
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  "Starts covering all the basic physics required in the study of the universe"
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Collins Advanced Modular Sciences - Chemistry AS
5.  Collins Advanced Modular Sciences - Chemistry AS by Lyn Nichols
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  "Very useful. Chemistry plays its part in modern research"
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Collins Advanced Modular Sciences - Physics A2
6.  Collins Advanced Modular Sciences - Physics A2 by Frank Ciccotti
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  "More basic physics."
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Collins Advanced Modular Sciences - Chemistry A2
7.  Collins Advanced Modular Sciences - Chemistry A2 by Lyn Nichols
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  "No more chemistry required after this unless you want to specialise in a very chemicaly orientated area"
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Mechanics 1 (Cambridge Advanced Level Mathematics)
8.  Mechanics 1 (Cambridge Advanced Level Mathematics) by Douglas Quadling
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  "Useful text on classical mechanics. mathematical in nature"
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Mechanics 2 for OCR (Cambridge Advanced Level Mathematics)
9.  Mechanics 2 for OCR (Cambridge Advanced Level Mathematics) by Douglas Quadling
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  "Further Mechanics"
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Introduction to Electrodynamics (Pie)
10.  Introduction to Electrodynamics (Pie) by David J. Griffiths
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  "Undergraduate electrodynamics. Crops up everywhere."
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A Student's Guide to Maxwell's Equations
11.  A Student's Guide to Maxwell's Equations by Daniel Fleisch
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  "Specifically deals with maxwells equations. very useful in certain area's"
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Special Relativity (Springer Undergraduate Mathematics Series)
12.  Special Relativity (Springer Undergraduate Mathematics Series) by N. M. J. Woodhouse
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  "Special Relativity. Less important in current researchthan its gravitational brother the general theory, but still vital"
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Introductory Astronomy and Astrophysics (Saunders Golden Sunburst Series)
13.  Introductory Astronomy and Astrophysics (Saunders Golden Sunburst Series) by Stephen A. Gregory
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  "Fantasitc introduction into astrophysics. Balances the theoretical and observational aspects well."
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University Physics with Modern Physics (Pie) with mastering physics
14.  University Physics with Modern Physics (Pie) with mastering physics by Hugh D. Young
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  "Covers a huge percentage of the background physics used in cosmology today."
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Quantum Mechanics Demystified
15.  Quantum Mechanics Demystified by David Mcmahon
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  "Just gets you used to using the mathematical machinery of modern physics. preperation for later"
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Quantum Field Theory Demystified
16.  Quantum Field Theory Demystified by David Mcmahon
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  "Kepps the physics flavour going. starts to use more advanced mathematics, though its all in (1),(2),(3)."
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Relativity Demystified
17.  Relativity Demystified by David Mcmahon
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  "Brings in more maths. and also introduces the crowning glory of classical physics, The General Theory Of Relativity."
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An Introduction to Modern Astrophysics
18.  An Introduction to Modern Astrophysics by Bradley W. Carroll
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  "A massive text on astrophysics. More detailed, and more theoretical and mathematical, the intro to astronomy & astrophysics. Thorough in every area."
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A First Course in General Relativity
19.  A First Course in General Relativity by Bernard F. Schutz
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  "Provides a very firm background in general relativity. Preparation for further study,"
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A First Course in String Theory
20.  A First Course in String Theory by Barton Zwiebach
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  "A First look at the cutting edge of modern research, string theory. very mathematical, but everything is explained well, and a pleasant read. good problems too."
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String Theory Demystified
21.  String Theory Demystified by David Mcmahon
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  "Takes a different approach, requiring more bckground. Again useful, but more mathematical than the physics texts."
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String Theory and M-Theory: A Modern Introduction
22.  String Theory and M-Theory: A Modern Introduction by Katrin Becker
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  "Along with the first 2, this text really bring you up to the very edge of our understanding of the fundamental universe. A thrilling intellectual ride."
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The Quantum Theory of Fields: Volume 3, Supersymmetry: Supersymmetry v. 3
23.  The Quantum Theory of Fields: Volume 3, Supersymmetry: Supersymmetry v. 3 by Steven Weinberg
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  "A text focussing solely on supersymmetry. A great book focussing on developing the nessecary mathematics and then straight into the physical applications."
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A Course in Modern Mathematical Physics: Groups, Hilbert Space and Differential Geometry
24.  A Course in Modern Mathematical Physics: Groups, Hilbert Space and Differential Geometry by Peter Szekeres
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  "Together with (23) will bring mathematical clarity to modern physics & Cosmology."
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Cosmology
25.  Cosmology by Steven Weinberg
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  "Focusses solely on cosmology. Very Advanced, but also very rewarding. Brings your knowledge of the universe up to a level where you can do research of your own, along with the preceeding texts."
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