TY - BOOK
AU - Gasperini,Maurizio
TI - The universe before the big bang: cosmology and string theory
T2 - Astronomers' universe
SN - 9783540744214
PY - 2008///
CY - Berlin
PB - Springer
KW - Cosmology
KW - Cosmography
KW - Mathematical models
KW - String models
KW - Astronomy, Astrophysics and Cosmology
KW - Popular Science in Astronomy
KW - Popular Science in Mathematics/Computer Science/Natural Science/Technology
N1 - Translated from the Italian; Includes bibliographical references (p. 199-201) and index; General relativity and standard cosmology --; String theory, duality, and the primordial universe --; The theory for strings --; Inflation and the birth of universe --; The cosmological background of gravitational radiation --; Other relics of the primordial universe --; Quantum cosmology --; The future of our universe --; Recent developments : Brane cosmology scenarios; Online version restricted to NUS staff and students only through NUSNET
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