Gravity and the Quantum: Pedagogical Essays on Cosmology, by Jasjeet Singh Bagla,Sunu Engineer

By Jasjeet Singh Bagla,Sunu Engineer

This ebook provides a compilation of in-depth articles and reports on key subject matters inside of gravitation, cosmology and comparable concerns. it's a celebratory quantity devoted to Prof. Thanu Padmanabhan ("Paddy"), the well known relativist and cosmologist from IUCAA, India, at the celebration of his sixtieth birthday. The authors, a lot of them leaders in their fields, are all colleagues, collaborators and previous scholars of Paddy, who've labored with him over a learn profession spanning greater than 4 a long time. Paddy is a scientist of numerous pursuits, who attaches nice significance to educating. With this in brain, the purpose of this compilation is to supply an available pedagogic creation to, and assessment of, numerous vital issues in cosmology, gravitation and astrophysics. As such it will likely be a useful source for scientists, graduate scholars and likewise complicated undergraduates trying to develop their horizons.

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