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Foundations of Modern Cosmology Hardcover – 1 Sep 1997

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  • Hardcover: 512 pages
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc (1 Sept. 1997)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0195104978
  • ISBN-13: 978-0195104974
  • Product Dimensions: 16.5 x 2.8 x 23.6 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars 8 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 946,885 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Review from previous edition "Foundations of Modern Cosmology" by John F. Hawley and Katherine A. Holcomb is a welcome addition to the list of college-level astronomy textbooks for nonscience majors. [...] Hawley and Holcomb bring to their writing valuable first-hand knowledge and accomplishment in relativistic astrophysics research. Their book reflects the careful development that occurs only when a textbook is written after years of teaching the material. (Paul Shapiro, Physics Today, Vol 52, No. 5, May 1999 pg 70-73) --This text refers to an alternate Hardcover edition.

About the Author

John F. Hawley is Professor of Astronomy at the University of Virginia. His research interests include black holes, accretion disks, and large-scale numerical modeling of astrophysical systems. He was the 1993 recipient of the Helen B. Warner Prize from the American Astronomical Society for his contributions to accretion disk theory and numerical simulations. He has taught an introductory course in cosmology for undergraduates at the University of Virginia since 1989. Katherine A. Holcomb received a Ph.D. in physics from the University of Texas at Austin. She has worked on numerical simulations of a variety of physical systems, including cosmology, relativistic plasma theory, and climate. She is currently employed at the University of Virginia in research computing support. --This text refers to an alternate Hardcover edition.


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