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INTRODUCTION TO COSMOLOGY

Jayant V. Narlikar

Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics, Pune, India

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Table of Contents

Preface

THE LARGE-SCALE STRUCTURE OF THE UNIVERSE
Astronomy and Cosmology
Our Galaxy
Galaxy Types
Radio Sources
Quasars
Structures on the Largest Scale
Coordinates and Catalogues of Astronomical Objects
Expansion of the Universe
The Radiation Backgrounds
Relativistic Cosmology

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