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Normandy6644
2004-Sep-20, 09:57 PM
I found an excellent paper (http://xxx.lanl.gov/abs/astro-ph/0409426) on astro-ph today that is basically an overview of modern cosmological models. It's 62 pages divided into a number of chapters, so I haven't had time to read it all yet, but from what I've seen it's fairly sophisticated without getting too technical. Just thought it might be interesting to you all. :D

Normandy6644
2004-Sep-21, 10:50 PM
Not that interesting apparently. Why am I always repying to my own posts! :cry:

:wink:

Cylinder
2004-Sep-21, 10:58 PM
I looked at that PDF yesterday - it even made it into my reading queue. Interesting. I plan on finding some free time to read it carefully and try to get a handle on the maths. It's a great link though - thanks!

Normandy6644
2004-Sep-21, 11:43 PM
I looked at that PDF yesterday - it even made it into my reading queue. Interesting. I plan on finding some free time to read it carefully and try to get a handle on the maths. It's a great link though - thanks!

Very welcome. I've looked through it and I think I'm fine with all the math in there, so if you have any questions just post them and I'd be happy to talk about it!

Cylinder
2004-Sep-21, 11:52 PM
Thanks for the offer - you just might live to regret it. :)

Tensor
2004-Sep-22, 01:00 AM
Not that interesting apparently. Why am I always repying to my own posts! :cry:

:wink:

Since you posted it between the time I left work, and the time I signed on at home (with time in between for rehearsal), I didn't see it until now. I've got it in my "things to do" file, but no telling when I will get to more than a quick perusal tonight. You may get a few from me too, if that's OK.

Normandy6644
2004-Sep-22, 01:06 AM
Not that interesting apparently. Why am I always repying to my own posts! :cry:

:wink:

Since you posted it between the time I left work, and the time I signed on at home (with time in between for rehearsal), I didn't see it until now. I've got it in my "things to do" file, but no telling when I will get to more than a quick perusal tonight. You may get a few from me too, if that's OK.

No problem at all. :D

iantresman
2004-Sep-23, 02:06 PM
I found an excellent paper (http://xxx.lanl.gov/abs/astro-ph/0409426) on astro-ph today that is basically an overview of modern cosmological models.

I quite like these papers:

"The Exploration of the Earth's Magnetosphere (http://www-istp.gsfc.nasa.gov/Education/wmap.html)" by David P. Stern and Mauricio Peredo
"Evolution of the Solar System (http://history.nasa.gov/SP-345/contents.htm)" by Hannes Alvfen, which offers a slightly different perspective, taking into account the effects of space plasma.


Regards,
Ian Tresman