The Universe: How Is It Observed Here and Now? Its Past and Possible Future

  • M. Taube


We will attempt here to describe the Universe using the well-established language of physics.


Blackbody Radiation Closed Universe Present Universe Cosmic Space Cosmic Matter 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.


  1. Dolgov, A.D., and Zeldowich, Ya.B. Cosmology and elementary particles. Rev. Mod. Phys. 53, 1 (1981).CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. Guth, A.H., and Steinhardt, P.J. The inflationary Universe. Sci. Am. 250, 90 (1984).CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. Harrison, E.R. Cosmology. Cambridge: Cambridge Univ. Press, 1981.Google Scholar
  4. Novikov, I.D. Evolution of the Universe. Cambridge: Cambridge Univ. Press, 1983.Google Scholar
  5. Olive, K.A., Schramm, D.N., Steigman, G., Turner, M.S., and Kang, J. Big bang nucleosynthesis as a probe of cosmology. Astrophys. J. 246, 557 (1981).CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  6. Peebles, P. J. E. The origin of galaxies and clusters of galaxies. Science 224, 1385 (1984).CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  7. Rees, M.J. Our Universe and others. Quat. J. Roy. Astr. Soc. 22, 109 (1981).Google Scholar
  8. Van den Bergh, S. Size and age of the Universe. Science 213, 825 (1981).CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  9. Weinberg, S. The First Three Minutes. New York: Basic Books Inc., 1977.Google Scholar
  10. Weisskopf, V.F. The origin of the Universe. Am. Sci. 473, 71 (1983).Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag New York Inc. 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Taube
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut Fédéral de Recherches en Matière de RéacteursEidgenössisches Institut für ReaktorforschungWürenlingenSwitzerland

Personalised recommendations