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Table Of Contents

Man and His Universe
1.1. Einstein’s Eternal Mystery
1.2. From Antiquity to the XVI Century
1.3. From Galileo and Newton to Kirchhoff
Bibliography
The Importance of Precision
2.1. The Last Word in Physics
2.2. Precise Astronomical Observations
2.3. The New Generation of Telescopes
Relativistic Cosmology
4.1. Relativity, Special and General
4.2. The Cosmological Dynamic Equations
4.3. The Matter Dominated and the Radiation Dominated Eras
4.4. The Cosmic Baryon to Photon Ratio
The Fundamental Physical Forces in the Universe
5.1. Gravitational, Electromagnetic and Nuclear Forces
5.2. Conservation Laws
5.3. Elementary Particles
5.4. Universal Constants
5.5. Understanding the Universe, and Open-Ended Process
Cosmology and Transcendence
6.1. Towards the Confines of the Universe
6.2. Observable Data and Big Bang Model
6.2.1. Approximately isotropic distribution of galaxies in space
6.2.2. Universal recession of the galaxies
6.2.4. Cosmic background radiation
6.3. Implications of Contemporary Cosmology
6.4. The Physical Universe and its Creator
6.5. God and the Scientists
The COBE Project, by John C. Mather
8.4. DMR Limits on Potential Systematica
8.5. DMR Observations
8.6. DMR Result Discussion
8.7. DIRBE Measurements
8.8. FIRAS Instruments Descriptions
8.9. FIRAS Measurements
8.10. FIRAS Interpretation
9.2. Radiation/Matter Equality Temperature
9.4. Concluding Remarks
From the Big Bang to the Present
12.1. The COBE Project
12.2. The Hubble Space Telescope
12.3. The Spacial Mission Hipparcos
Why not in China?
14.2. Early Medieval “Natural Philosophers”
15.2. Roger Bacon and the Experimental Method
The Wisdom of God Manisfested in the Works of Creation
17.1. Physicists
17.4. Geologists and Geographers
17.5. Astronomers
Cosmic Numbers and Concluding Remarks
Concluding Remarks
Glossary
Index
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Intelligible Universe an Overview of the Last Thirteen Billion Years 2nd Ed

Intelligible Universe an Overview of the Last Thirteen Billion Years 2nd Ed

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