Astronomy, Cosmology and Fundamental Physics [E-Book] : Proceedings of the ESO/CERN/ESA Symposium Held in Garching, Germany, 4-7 March 2002 / edited by Peter A. Shaver, Luigi DiLella, Alvaro Giménez.
DiLella, Luigi, (editor)
Giménez, Alvaro, (editor) / Shaver, Peter A., (editor)
Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer, 2003
XXII, 506 p. online resource.
ESO Astrophysics Symposia, European Southern Observatory
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Table of Contents:
  • From the contents: Cosmic Microwave Background Fluctuations
  • Evidence for an Accelerating Universe from Type Ia Supernovae
  • Cosmological Weak Lensing
  • Constraining Cosmological Parameters with Observations of Galaxy Clusters
  • First Light and the Reionization of the Universe
  • The State of the Universe: Cosmological Parameters 2002
  • Cosmological Constant Problems and Their Solutions
  • Searches for Dark Matter
  • Neutrino Masses and Oscillations
  • The Standard Model of Particle Physics: Status and Low-Energy Tests
  • High-Energy Tests of the Standard Model and Beyond
  • Astroparticle Physics with the L3+C Detector
  • Beyond the Standard Model
  • Alpha: A Constant That is not a Constant?- Gamma-Ray Bursts: The Most Powerful Cosmic Explosions
  • Astrophysics with High-Energy Gamma Rays
  • Cosmic Rays at the Highest Energies
  • High-Energy Neutrinos from Cosmic Rays
  • Unravelling the X-Ray Background
  • What Do We Really Know About Neutron Stars?- Supermassive Black Holes in Galaxy Centers
  • The Center of the Milky Way
  • Sources of Gravitational Waves
  • Status and Prospect of Laser-Interferometric Gravitational Wave Astronomy
  • Fundamental Physics with Space Experiments
  • Astro Particle Physics from Space
  • Stars and Fundamental Physics
  • First Science Results from the VLT Interferometer
  • Formation of Planetary Systems
  • Extrasolar Planetary Systems
  • Towards the Detection of Earth-Like Extra-Solar Planets
  • Future Perspectives at CERN
  • Future Perspectives at ESO.