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Progress in Mathematical Physics

The Universe

Poincaré Seminar 2015

Editors: Duplantier, Bertrand, Rivasseau, Vincent (Eds.)

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  • Provides a unique perspective on some of the most active areas in astrophysics
  • Gives a deep perspective on the Big-Bang theory by Jean-Philippe Uzan
  • Includes the detailed description of 3 major experimental breakthroughs
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This volume provides a detailed description of some of the most active areas in astrophysics from the largest scales probed by the Planck satellite to massive black holes that lie at the heart of galaxies and up to the much awaited but stunning discovery of thousands of exoplanets. It contains the following chapters:

•  Jean-Philippe UZAN, The Big-Bang Theory: Construction, Evolution and Status

•  Jean-Loup PUGET, The Planck Mission and the Cosmic Microwave Background

•  Reinhard GENZEL, Massive Black Holes: Evidence, Demographics and Cosmic Evolution

•  Arnaud CASSAN, New Worlds Ahead: The Discovery of Exoplanets


Reinhard Genzel and Andrea Ghez shared the 2020 Nobel Prize in Physics “for the discovery of a supermassive compact object at the centre of our galaxy’”, alongside Roger Penrose “for the discovery that black hole formation is a robust prediction of the general theory of relativity”. The book corresponds to the twentieth Poincaré Seminar, held on November 21, 2015, at Institut Henri Poincaré in Paris.

Originally written as lectures to a broad scientific audience, these four chapters are of high value and will be of general interest to astrophysicists, physicists, mathematicians and historians. 

 


Table of contents (4 chapters)

Table of contents (4 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Universe
Book Subtitle
Poincaré Seminar 2015
Editors
  • Bertrand Duplantier
  • Vincent Rivasseau
Series Title
Progress in Mathematical Physics
Series Volume
76
Copyright
2021
Publisher
Birkhäuser Basel
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-67392-5
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-67392-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-67391-8
Series ISSN
1544-9998
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 147
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