Current Issues in Cosmology

What are the current ideas describing the large-scale structure of the Universe? How do they relate to the observed facts? This book looks at both the strengths and weaknesses of the current big-bang model in explaining certain puzzling data. It arises from an international conference that brought together many of the world's leading players in cosmology. In addition to presenting individual talks, the proceedings of the resulting di...

Le promeneur du ciel

L'un des éminents astronomes français, membre de l'Institut, nous raconte le métier d'astronome. On apprend comment on lit une carte du ciel, pourquoi l'atmosphère de Mars est irrespirable… Ce livre fait revivre aussi l'itinéraire d'un grand savant.