Foreword by Professor Sir Fred Hoyle 1. The large-scale structure of the universe 2. General relativity 3. From relativity to cosmology 4. The Friedman models 5. Relics of the Big Bang 6. The very… Expand

Modern cosmology began with the solutions to Einstein's theory of gravity discovered by Aleksandr Friedmann and Georges Lemaitre in the 1920s. When combined with the Hubble redshift‐distance… Expand

A new theory of gravitation is developed. The theory is equivalent to that of Einstein in the description of macroscopic phenomena, and hence the situation is the same so far as the classical tests… Expand

Preface Acknowledgements Acronyms and abbreviations 1. Historical background 2. The cosmological framework 3. Radiative processes - I 4. Radiative processes - II 5. The standard model 6. Surveys 7.… Expand

It is well known that a spherically symmetric imploding cold body collapses into a space-time singularity in general relativity. The singularity does not arise, however, in the modification of the… Expand

This is a short report of a small contribution to a very old problem, the problem expressed by Newton in the following well-known words: ‘The effects which distinguish absolute motion from relative… Expand