The Net Advance of Physics:
COSMOLOGY
ASTROPHYSICS:
COSMOLOGY:
See also
History of Cosmology
General: Handbooks:
Handbook of Space Astronomy and Astrophysics
(3rd edition)
by Martin V. Zombeck [Cambridge University Press, 2007] Classic reference work. The
Supplementary Web Links
section lists a large number of additional sites of interest for cosmology and relativity.
General: Books:
Linde 1990;
General: Misc.:
Paper-and-pencil cosmological calculator
by Sergey V. Pilipenko [2013/03]
The Universe in Problems
by Yu. L. Bolotin and I. V. Tanatarov [Homepage] 1500+ solved problems, mainly in cosmology.
General: Introductory:
Silk no date;
Super Physics;
NCSA Expo 95;
Starobinsky 99/12;
Gumjudpai 2003/05;
General: College Level:
Lyth 93/12;
Strobel 95/11;
Haubold and Mathai, 96/12;
Turner and Tyson 99/01;
Turner 99/01;
Signore and Puy 2002/07;
Tegmark 2002/07;
Ureña-López 2006/09;
Lectures on Astronomy, Astrophysics, and Cosmology
by Luis Anchordoqui [2007/06]
A Taste of Cosmology
by L. Verde [2011/04]
The Expanding Universe: An Introduction
by Markus Pössel [2017/12] 107 pp., using no more than high-school level / undergraduate mathematics.
General: Advanced:
Encyclopedia of Cosmology, no date;
Bahcall, 95/03;
Falcke and Biermann 97/11;
Bernardeau 98/04 (in French);
Peebles 98/06;
Lazarides 99/04;
Magueijo and Baskerville 99/05;
Bahcall et al. 99/06;
Garcia-Bellido 99/06;
Olive 99/09;
Bicak 2000/04;
Garcia-Bellido 2000/04;
Carroll 2000/11;
Kalashnikov 2001/03;
Cotsakis 2001/07;
Reid et al. 2002/09;
Guth 2003/01;
Kinney 2003/01;
Garcia-Bellido 2003/03;
Opher 2003/04;
Dolgov 2003/06;
Peebles 2003/09;
Sakharov and Hofer 2003/09;
Padmanabhan 2005/03;
Padmanabhan 2006/02;
Wright 2006/03;
The Beginning and Evolution of the Universe
by Bharat Ratra and Michael S. Vogeley [2007/06] (Bibliography)
Cosmology for Particle Physicists
by Urjit A. Yajnik [2006/02]
Cosmologists in the dark
by Vicent J. Martinez and Virginia Trimble [2008/09]
Particle cosmology
by A. Riotto [2009/03]
The Dark Universe
by Matthias Bartelmann [2009/06]
Introduction to Cosmology
by A. D. Dolgov [2009/07]
Highlights and Conclusions of the Chalonge 13th Paris Cosmology Colloquium
by H. J. de Vega et al. [2009/07]
Highlights and Conclusions of the Chalonge 14th Paris Cosmology Colloquium
by H. J. de Vega et al. [2010/09]
Cosmology today-A brief review
by Jorge L. Cervantes-Cota and George Smoot [2011/07]
Cosmology and Gravitation: the grand scheme for High-Energy Physics
by P. Binétruy [2012/06]
Einstein's Equations, Cosmology and Astrophysics
by Paul S. Wesson [2012/08]
Physico-mathematical foundations of relativistic cosmology
by Domingos Soares [English translation of
Revista Brasileira de Ensino de Fisica 35
, 3302 (2013)]
Cosmology: from theory to data, from data to theory
by Florent Leclerq et al. [2013/07]
Recent Progress in Cosmology and Particle Astrophysics
by Pisin Chen [2013/10]
Beyond the Cosmological Standard Model
by Austin Joyce et al. [2014/06]
Unweaving the Fabric of the Universe: The Interplay between Mathematics and Physics
by Mairi Sakellariadou [2014/07]
Proceedings of the 2014 Asia-Europe-Pacific School of High-Energy Physics
edited by Martijn Mulders and Rohini Godbole [2014/11]
General relativity and cosmology
by Martin Bucher and Wei-Tou Ni [2015/09]
Summary of the XXVIIth Rencontres de Blois: Particle Physics and Cosmology
by Gavin P. Salam [2015/09]
An Introduction to Cosmology
by Kerstin E. Kunze [2016/04]
Introduzione alla Cosmologia
by Marco M. Caldarelli [2016/11]
Challenges in Cosmology from the Big Bang to Dark Energy, Dark Matter and Galaxy Formation
by Joseph Silk [2016/11]
Cosmology at a Crossroads: Tension with the Hubble Constant
by Wendy L. Freedman [
Nature Astronomy 1
, 0169 (2017)]
Introduction to Big Bang Nucleosynthesis and Modern Cosmology
by Grant J. Mathews et al. [2017/06]
Open problems in mathematical physics
by Alan A. Coley [
Physics Scripta 92
, 093003 (2017)] Mostly but not exclusively in cosmology and gravitation.
100 Years of Relativistic Cosmology (1917-2017). Part I: From Origins to the Discovery of Universal Expansion (1929)
by J. A. S. Lima and R. C. Santos [
Revista Brasileira de Física 40
, 1313 (2018)]
Lecture Notes in Cosmology
by Oliver F. Piattella [2018/03] 366 pp.
The Standard Model of Cosmology: A Skeptic's Guide
by Douglas Scott [2018/04]
General: DIFFICULTIES:
The Planes of Satellite Galaxies Problem, Suggested Solutions, and Open Questions
by Marcel S. Pawlowski [2018/02]
General: GEOMETRY:
Roukema 2001/02;
General: Mathematical Methods: MINKOWSKI FUNCTIONALS:
Schmalzing et al. 95/08;
General: Mathematical Methods: STATISTICS:
Borgani 95/10;
A practical guide to Basic Statistical Techniques for Data Analysis in Cosmology
by Licia Verde [2007/12]
Statistical methods in cosmology
by Licia Verde [2009/11]
General: Numerical:
Anninos 98/02;
Klypin 2000/05;
Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics: Things I wish my mother taught me
by Daniel J. Price [2011/08]
The numerical frontier of the high-redshift Universe
by Thomas H. Greif [2014/10]
General: OBSERVATIONAL:
Bahcall 97/11;
Mapping the Cosmological Expansion
by Eric V. Linder [2008/01]
Real-time Cosmology
by Claudia Quercellini et al. [2010/11]
Equivalence Principles, Lense-Thirring Effects, and Solar-System Tests of Cosmological Models
by Wei-Tou Ni [2011/12]
Computing Accurate Age and Distance Factors in Cosmology
by Jodi Christiansen and Andy Siver [2012/04] For students.
The expansion of the universe observed with supernovae
by Pierre Astier [
Reports on Progress in Physics 75
, 116901 (2012)]
Laser Cosmology
by Pisin Chen [2014/02]
Cosmology with cosmic shear observations
by Martin Kilbinger [2014/11]
Recent results and perspectives on cosmology and fundamental physics from microwave surveys
by Carlo Burigana et al. [2016/04]
Tests and problems of the standard model in Cosmology
by Martin Lopez-Corredoira [2017/01]
Small-Scale Challenges to the ΛCDM Paradigm
by James S. Bullock and Michael Boylan-Kolchin [
Annual Review of Astronomy and Astrophysics 55
, 343 (2017)]
Types:
BIG BANG;
BRANE;
DE SITTER;
EKPYROTIC;
INFLATIONARY;
LAGRANGIAN PERTURBATIVE APPROACH;
MIXMASTER;
MULTIVERSE;
PRE-BIG BANG;
QUANTUM;
Type: ANTHROPIC:
The significance of numerical coincidences in nature
by Brandon Carter [1967]
Anthropic principle in cosmology
by Brandon Carter [2006/06]
Editorial note to [2011 reprinting of Brandon Carter's 1974 paper] "Large number coincidences and the anthropic principle in cosmology"
by G. F. R. Ellis [2011/05] More than a "note" -- traces the history of the Anthropic Principle in the late 20th Century, with numerous references.
Type: COSMOGRAPHIC METHOD:
On the theory and applications of modern cosmography
by Peter K. S. Dunsby and Orlando Luongo [2015/11]
Type: CYCLIC:
Steinhardt and Turok 2002/04;
Ekpyrotic and Cyclic Cosmology
by Jean-Luc Lehners [2008/06]
Type: DILATON:
Dilaton cosmology and phenomenology
by Maurizio Gasperini [2007/02]
Type: EXPLOSIVE: Observational Evidence:
Burbidge 97/11;
Type: HOLOGRAPHIC:
The Universe in Problems: Holographic Universe
by Yu. L. Bolotin and I. V. Tanatarov [Problems for students of general relativity.]
Lectures on Holographic Space Time
by Tom Banks [2013/11]
Type: HORAVA-LIFSHITZ:
Horava-Lifshitz Cosmology: A Revi
by Shinji Mukohyama [2010/07]
Type: INHOMOGENEOUS:
Krasinski 98/06;
Type: LEMAITRE-TOLMAN-BONDI:
Lemaitre-Tolman-Bondi model and accelerating expansion
by Kari Enqvist [2007/09]
Type: MASS-BOUNCE:
Alternatives to Cosmological Inflation
by Robert H. Brandenberger [2009/02]
The Matter Bounce Alternative to Inflationary Cosmology
by Robert H. Brandenberger [2012/06]
Bouncing Cosmologies: Progress and Problems
by Robert Brandenberger and Patrick Peter [2016/03]
Type: MULTIDIMENSIONAL:
Melnikov 98/01;
Olive 99/09;
Type: NEWTONIAN:
Norbury 98/06;
Gumjudpai 2003/05;
Type: NO BOUNDARY:
Wiltshire 96;
Type: NON-SINGULAR:
Nonsingular cosmological models
by Santiago Esteban Perez Bergliaffa [2010/11]
Type: OPEN:
Garcia-Bellido 98/03;
Type: OPEN: Re: INFLATION:
Cohn 97/12;
Type: PARALLEL UNIVERSES: (see also
MANY-WORLD QUANTUM MECHANICS
):
Tegmark 2003/02;
Type: SCALE-DEPENDENT:
Multifractional spacetimes from the Standard Model to cosmology
by Gianluca Calcagni [2017/09]
Type: SEGAL:
Daigneault 2005/12;
Type: SELF-CREATION:
Self-creation cosmology - a review
by Garth Antony Barber [2010/09]
Type: SMALL LAMBDA:
Sahni and Starobinsky 99/04;
Type: STATIC:
Einstein's Static Universe
by Domingos Savio Soares [
Revista Brasileira de Ensino de Fisica 34
, 1302 (2012)]
Type: STEADY STATE:
Burbidge 97/11;
Quasi-Steady-State and Related Cosmological Models: A Historical Review
by Helge Kragh [2012/01]
Type: STRING GAS:
String Gas Cosmology and Structure Formation
by Robert H. Brandenberger [2006/11]
Alternatives to Cosmological Inflation
by Robert H. Brandenberger [2009/02]
String Gas Cosmology: Progress and Problems
by Robert H. Brandenberger [2011/05]
Aspects:
BIG BANG;
COSMIC DENSITY;
COSMOLOGICAL CONSTANT;
DISTANCE INDICATORS;
EARLY UNIVERSE;
LARGE SCALE STRUCTURE;
REIONIZATION OF UNIVERSE;
TOPOLOGY OF UNIVERSE;
Aspects: AGE OF UNIVERSE:
Carlberg 98/04;
Chaboyer 98/08a;
Tammann and Reindl 2002/08;
Guth 2003/01;
Aspects: ANISOTROPY: (see also
Anisotropy of CMB
)
Cosmological Birefringence: an Astrophysical test of Fundamental Physics
by Sperello di Serego Alighieri [2010/09]
Aspects: CHILD UNIVERSES:
Stability, Singularities and Mass Thresholds in Child Universe Production
by Stefano Ansoldi et al. [2007/05]
Aspects: CONSTANTS AND PARAMETERS:
Carlberg 98/04;
Freedman 99/05;;
Pal 99/06;
Fukugita 2000/05;
Primack 2000/07;
Krauss 2001/02;
Krauss 2001/06;
Freedman 2002/02;
Melchiorri 2002/04;
Plionis 2002/05;
Deustua et al. 2002/07;
Krauss 2003/01;
Faber 2003/02;
Jensen et al. 2003/04;
Lahav and Liddle 2003/09;
Lahav and Liddle 2006/01;
Balbi 2006/06;
General Data Homepage:
Appendix to M. Zombeck's
Handbook of Space Astronomy and Astrophysics
with links to numerous sites.
The Cosmological Parameters 2010
by Ofer Lahav and Andrew R. Liddle [2010/02]
The Cosmological Parameters 2014
by Ofer Lahav and Andrew R. Liddle [2014/01] from Particle Data Group
Review of Particle Physics 2014
Aspects: COSMIC ACCELERATION:
See also
DARK ENERGY
:
Turner 99/04;
Bahcall et al. 99/06;
Leibundgut and Sollerman 2002/04;
Jensen et al. 2003/04;
Resource Letter: Dark Energy and the Accelerating Universe
by Eric V. Linder [2007/05] American Ass'n of Physics Teachers
Lectures on Dark Energy and Cosmic Acceleration
by Joshua A. Frieman [2007/10]
Dark Energy and the Accelerating Universe
by Joshua Frieman et al. [2008/03]
Dark energy and possible alternatives
by Mohammad Sami [2009/01]
The Physics of Cosmic Acceleration
by Robert R. Caldwell and Marc Kamionkowski [2009/03]
Approaches to Understanding Cosmic Acceleration
by Alessandra Silvestri and Mark Trodden [2009/04]
Gif [Summer School] Lectures on Cosmic Acceleration
by Philippe Brax [2009/09]
TASI Lectures on Cosmic Acceleration
by Rachel Bean [2009]
Supernova cosmology: legacy and future
by Ariel Goobar, Bruno Leibundgut [2011/02]
Observational Probes of Cosmic Acceleration
by David H. Weinberg et al. [2012/01] 252 pp.
Observational Evidence of the Accelerated Expansion of the Universe
by Pierre Astierand Reynald Pain [2012/04]
Aspects: COSMIC CENSORSHIP:
Open problems in mathematical physics
by Alan A. Coley [
Physics Scripta 92
, 093003 (2017)] Mostly but not exclusively in cosmology and gravitation.
Aspects: ESCHATOLOGY:
Circovic 2002/11;
Aspects: LOCAL EFFECTS OF COSMIC EXPANSION:
On the influence of global cosmological expansion on the dynamics and kinematics of local systems
by Matteo Carrera and Domenico Giulini [2008/10]
Aspects: RECOMBINATION:
The Richness and Beauty of the Physics of Cosmological Recombination
by R.A. Sunyaev and J. Chluba [2007/10]
Aspects: SHEAR:
Cosmology with cosmic shear observations
by Martin Kilbinger [2014/11]
Aspects: SIZE OF UNIVERSE:
Astrosociology: Interviews about an infinite universe
by Erik Høg [2014/08] "Opinions during the past 2300 years since Aristotle about the universe being finite or infinite have been collected from literature."
Aspects: SMALL SCALE:
Small scale problems of the ΛCDM model: a short review
by Antonino Del Popolo and Morgan Le Delliou [2016/06]
Aspects: SMOOTHNESS PROBLEM:
Lahav 98/07;
Re: BARYONS:
Baryons: What, When and Where?
by Jason X. Prochaska and Jason Tumlinson [2008/05]
Re:
BAYESIAN STATISTICS:
Bayes in the sky: Bayesian inference and model selection in cosmology
by Roberto Trotta [2008/03]
Bayesian Methods in Cosmology
by Roberto Trotta [2014/03]
Re: CLASSICAL DYNAMICS:
Bertschinger 95/03;
Re: CONFORMAL TRANSFORMATIONS:
Faraoni et al. 98/11;
Re: COSMIC MICROWAVE BACKGROUND:
Lukash 98/03;
Langlois 2002/01;
Re: DEFECTS:
Brandenberger 98/06;
Gangui 2003/03;
Re: DYNAMICAL SYSTEMS:
Dynamical systems in cosmology
by Christian G. Boehmer and Nyein Chan [2014/09]
Re: EFFECTIVE FIELD THEORY:
Intro to Effective Field Theories and Inflation
by C. P. Burgess [2017/07]
Re: ELECTROWEAK STRINGS:
Achucarro and Vachaspati 99/04;
Re: FLUCTUATIONS:
Coles 2002/09;
Re: FRACTALS:
Lahav 98/07;
Re: GALACTIC CLUSTERS:
Bahcall 97/11;
Schuecker 2005/02;
Cosmology with Galaxy Correlations
by Robert C. Nichol [2007/08]
Re: GALAXY SURVEYS:
Lahav 98/04;
Re: GAMMA-RAY BURSTS:
Gamma-ray Burst Cosmology
by F. Y. Wang et al. [2015/04]
Re: GRAVITATION:
Carroll 97/12;
Cosmological Tests of Gravity
by Kazuya Koyama [2015/04]
General relativity and cosmology
by Martin Bucher and Wei-Tou Ni [2015/09]
Re: GRAVITATIONAL RADIATION:
Gravitational wave astronomy and cosmology
by Scott A. Hughes [2014/05]
Re: LARGE SCALE FLOWS AND STRUCTURES:
Dekel 94/01;
Strauss 98/07;
Strauss and Blanton 98/10;
Re: LOOP QUANTUM GRAVITY:
Bojowald and Morales-Tecotl 2003/06;
Bojowald 2004/02;
An Introduction to Loop Quantum Gravity Through Cosmology
by Abhay Ashtekar [2007/02]
A Brief Introduction to Loop Quantum Cosmology
by Guillermo A. Mena Marugan [2009/07]
Lectures on LQG/LQC
by Ghanashyam Date [2009/09]
Loop Quantum Cosmology: A Status Report
by Abhay Ashtekar and Parampreet Singh [2011/08] 136 pp.
Loop Quantum Cosmology: A brief review
by Ivan Agullo and Parampreet Singh [2016/12]
Testing loop quantum cosmology
by Edward Wilson-Ewing [2016/12]
Re: M THEORY:
Benakli 98/05;
Re: MANY BODY PROBLEM:
Klypin 2000/05;
Re: MONOPOLES:
Achucarro and Vachaspati 99/04;
Magnetic Monopoles in Field Theory and Cosmology
by Arttu Rajantie [2011/10]
Re: MULTI-DIMENSIONAL THEORIES OF GRAVITY:
Melnikov 98/01;
Re: NEUTRINOS:
Pal 98/03;
Cline and Stecker 2000/03;
Dolgov 2000/06;
Ellis 2003/05;
Krauss 2006/05;
Cosmology and Neutrino Properties
by A. D. Dolgov [2007/11]
Neutrino masses and mixings and...
by Alessandro Strumia and Francesco Vissani [2010/04] 243 pp.
Neutrino physics and precision cosmology
by Steen Hannestad [2015/12]
Neutrinos in Astrophysics and Cosmology
by A. B. Balantekin [2016/05]
Re: PARTICLE PHYSICS:
Pecei 98/08;
Khlopov et al. 98/11;
Riazuddin 2003/02;
Ellis 2003/05;
Khlopov 2003/09;
Neutron star as laboratories for Cosmology
by M. Angeles Perez-Garcia [2012/03]
The Neutron and the Universe - History of a Relationship
by Stephen Paul [2012/05]
Particle Physics and Cosmology
by Pascal Pralavorio [2013/08]
Summary of the XXVIIth Rencontres de Blois: Particle Physics and Cosmology
by Gavin P. Salam [2015/09]
Re: PERTURBATIONS: (cf.
LAGRANGIAN PERTURBATIONS
):
Brandenberger 2003/06;
A Concise Introduction to Perturbation Theory in Cosmology
by Karim A. Malik and David R. Matravers [2008/04]
Second-order Gauge-invariant Cosmological Perturbation Theory: Current Status
by Kouji Nakamura [2010/01]
TASI Lectures on Cosmological Perturbations
by Julien Lesgourgues [2013/02]
General relativistic corrections and non-Gaussianity
by Eleonora Villa et al. [2014/09]
Re: PHASE TRANSITIONS:
Gleiser 98/03;
Schwarz 98/07;
Re: PHILOSOPHY:
Philosophical aspects of modern cosmology
by Henrik Zinkernagel [
Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics 46
, 1 (2014)]
Re: QUANTUM GRAVITY:
Aspects of Quantum Gravity in Cosmology
by Massimiliano Rinaldi [2012/01]
Quantum corrections to gravity and their implications for cosmology and astrophysics
by Julio C. Fabris et al. [2012/03]
Testing different approaches to quantum gravity with cosmology: An overview
by Aurélien Barrau [2017/05]
Re: STAR FORMATION:
Cosmic Star Formation History
by Piero Madau and Mark Dickinson [2014/03]
Re: STRING THEORY:
String Cosmology - Large-Field Inflation in String Theory
by Alexander Westphal [2014/09]
Re: SUPERFLUIDS:
Eltsov et al. 98/09;
Re: SUPERNOVAE:
Schommer et al. 99/09;
Riess 2000/05;
Leibundgut and Sollerman 2002/04;
Ruiz-Lapuente 2003/04;
Foundations of Supernova Cosmology
by Robert P. Kirshner [2009/10]
Supernova cosmology: legacy and future
by Ariel Goobar, Bruno Leibundgut [2011/02]
Re: SUPERSTRINGS:
Barrow and Kunze 98/07;
Gasperini 99/07;
Lidsey et al. 99/09;
Olive 99/09;
Carroll 2000/11;
Brandenberger 2001/03;
Mavromatos 2001/11;
Quevedo 2002/10;
Sanchez 2003/02;
Cleaver 2003/03;
Linde 2005/03;
Cline 2006/06;
String Cosmology: A Review
by Liam McAllister and Eva Silverstein [2007/10]
Towards an Observational Appraisal of String Cosmology
by David J. Mulryne and John Ward [2011/05]
Re: SUPERSYMMETRY:
Enqvist and Mazumdar 2002/09;
Ellis 2003/05;
Cosmological Probes for Supersymmetry
by Maxim Khlopov [
Symmetry 7
, 815 (2015)]
Re: TIME:
Cosmology and Time
by Amedeo Balbi [2013/04]
Re: TOPOLOGICAL DEFECTS:
Brandenberger 93/10;
Sakellariadou 2002/12;
Re: VARIABLE LIGHT-SPEED THEORIES:
Magueijo and Baskerville 99/05;
Re: VORTICITY:
Quantum vorticity in nature
by Kerson Huang [
Int. J. Mod. Phys. A30
, 1530056 (2015)]
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