Logo

Primordial Nucleosynthesis: from precision cosmology to fundamental physics

Small book cover: Primordial Nucleosynthesis: from precision cosmology to fundamental physics

Primordial Nucleosynthesis: from precision cosmology to fundamental physics
by

Publisher: arXiv
Number of pages: 148

Description:
We present an up-to-date review of Big Bang Nucleosynthesis (BBN). We discuss the main improvements which have been achieved in the past two decades on the overall theoretical framework, summarize the impact of new experimental results on nuclear reaction rates, and critically re-examine the astrophysical determinations of light nuclei abundances.

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Download link
(2.2MB, PDF)

Similar books

Book cover: An Introduction to Cosmic Rays and Gamma-Ray BurstsAn Introduction to Cosmic Rays and Gamma-Ray Bursts
by - arXiv
The author reviews the subjects of non-solar cosmic rays and long-duration gamma-ray bursts. This is a version of an introductory talk to high-energy physicists. Nothing besides the standard model is required to understand CRs of any energy.
(9362 views)
Book cover: Introduction to the Theory of Black HolesIntroduction to the Theory of Black Holes
by - Utrecht University
Contents: The Metric of Space and Time; Curved coordinates; A short introduction to General Relativity; Gravity; The Schwarzschild Solution; The Chandrasekhar Limit; Gravitational Collapse; The Reissner-Nordstrom Solution; Horizons; and more.
(19945 views)
Book cover: Lecture Notes on High Energy Cosmic RaysLecture Notes on High Energy Cosmic Rays
by - arXiv.org
A concise introduction into high energy cosmic ray physics, including also few related aspects of high energy gamma-ray and neutrino astrophysics. The emphasis is placed on astrophysical questions, and the level of the presentation is kept basic.
(2421 views)
Book cover: Mathematical Problems Of Radiative EquilibriumMathematical Problems Of Radiative Equilibrium
by - Cambridge University Press
Schwarzschild's work on absorption and diffusion in the sun's atmosphere rendered the theory of radiative equilibrium a definite chapter of mathematical astrophysics. Besides the known results the reader will also find discussions of other models.
(3260 views)