02915nam a22004818i 4500001001500000003000700015005001700022006001900039007001500058008004100073020002600114020002900140020003000169035003700199040002900236050002400265082001600289099002000305100003900325245006600364264005200430300006500482336002600547337002600573338003600599490004900635500007300684520103100757650002401788650003001812650002201842650003301864650001801897730002901915776003501944830005001979856009202029907003202121998004402153999008202197952006202279856009202341mig00005065536UkCbUP20151005020622.0m|||||o||d||||||||cr||||||||||||090518s1988||||enk o ||1 0|eng|d a9780511564185 (ebook) z9780521360500 (hardback) z9780521607469 (paperback)00aocm00000001camebacr9780511564185 aUkCbUPbengerdacUkCbUP00aQB991.E94bB47 198800a523.1/8219 aElectronic book1 aBernstein, Jeremy,d1929-eauthor.10aKinetic theory in the expanding universe /cJeremy Bernstein. 1aCambridge :bCambridge University Press,c1988. a1 online resource (viii, 149 pages) :bdigital, PDF file(s). atextbtxt2rdacontent acomputerbc2rdamedia aonline resourcebcr2rdacarrier1 aCambridge monographs on mathematical physics aTitle from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 05 Oct 2015). aThis graduate/research level text is a self-contained exposition of the applications of kinetic theory to basic problems in modern cosmology, such as the role of stable and unstable massive neutrinos and the theory of cosmological helium production. There has been rapid development of the theory of the origin and evolution of the universe in recent years, stimulated in large part by new observations and theories in astrophysics and particle physics. This book takes a different approach and studies what can be concluded from the application to cosmological problems of kinetic theory and, in particular, the Boltzmann equation and its solutions. The book begins with a brief survey of the necessary relativity, cosmodynamics, and kinetic theory, before going on to discuss specific problems, such as the role of stable and unstable massive neutrinos, electron-poritron annihilation, and the theory of cosmological helium production. The focus is in obtaining both theoretical understanding and concrete numerical results. 0aExpanding universe. 0aKinetic theory of matter. 0aTransport theory. 0aGeneral relativity (Physics) 0aAstrophysics.0 aCambridge EBA Collection08iPrint version: z9780521360500 0aCambridge monographs on mathematical physics.40uhttps://ezproxy.mtsu.edu/login?url=https://doi.org/10.1017/CBO9780511564185zCONNECTt0 a3904251b08-25-20c03-18-19 awib08-25-20cmdz e-fenggenkh0i2ffi69546f5c-300d-44ea-8596-c835c8d76a8dscd6f06c1-c62f-4444-840e-84f25991b238t0fft1eQB991.E94 B47 1988hLibrary of Congress classification40t0uhttps://ezproxy.mtsu.edu/login?url=https://doi.org/10.1017/CBO9780511564185zCONNECT