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By Andrea Gabrielli,F. Sylos Labini,Michael Joyce,Luciano Pietronero

ISBN-10: 3540407456

ISBN-13: 9783540407454

ISBN-10: 3642073921

ISBN-13: 9783642073922

This ebook has its roots in a chain of collaborations within the final decade on the interface among statistical physics and cosmology. The speci?c challenge which initiated this learn used to be the research of the clustering homes of galaxies as printed via huge redshift surveys, a context within which recommendations of contemporary statistical physics (e. g. scale-invariance, fractality. . ) ?nd prepared program. in recent times we've significantly broadened the variety of difficulties in cosmology which we now have addressed, treating specifically extra theoretical concerns concerning the statistical homes of normal cosmological types. what's universal to all this study, besides the fact that, is that it's knowledgeable by way of a viewpoint and technique that is that of statistical physics. we will be able to say that, past its speci?c scienti?c content material, this publication has an underlying thesis: such interdisciplinary study is a thrilling playground for statistical physics, and one that can deliver new and worthwhile insights into cosmology. The e-book doesn't signify a ?nal element, yet in our view, a marker within the improvement of this type of examine, which we think can cross a great deal additional sooner or later. certainly as we entire this e-book, new advancements - which regrettably we've not been capable of comprise the following - were made on the various subject matters defined the following. Our concentration during this booklet is at the challenge of constitution in cosmology.

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