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The Evolving Universe

Selected Topics on Large-Scale Structure and on the Properties of Galaxies

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The Evolving Universe by Donald Hamilton
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This text is a compendium of topics on and related to the large-scale structure of the Universe. These include galaxy luminosity functions and their dependence upon environment and galaxy type; clustering of galaxies; evolution of the clustering of galaxies; rich clusters of galaxies; superclusters of galaxies; and analyses of redshift surveys both old and new. The centerpiece of the text is the seminal review on linear-redshift distortions. Results are presented from the following surveys: The Norris Survey (Palomar); the Munster Redshift Project; the ESO Slice Project; Southern Sky Redshift Survey; CfA surveys and their extensions; Las Campanas Redshift Survey, CNOC, and CFRS. Theoretical analyses of luminosity functions, CMB-X Ray correlations, Cosmic String Models, Power Spectra, and quasar absorption line studies are also included.
Release date NZ
June 30th, 1998
Country of Publication
Netherlands
Edition
1998 ed.
Illustrations
VIII, 433 p.
Imprint
Springer
Pages
433
Dimensions
170x244x25
ISBN-13
9780792350743
Product ID
2828053

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