Textbook: The Cosmic Web, by Glen Mackie and Christopher Fluke

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A new textbook for undergraduates on cosmology is being written! As well as hardcopy content, it will also have interactive 3D capabilities to allow readers to look at and analyse cosmological data sets and models.

Image credit: Millenium Simulation http://www.mpa-garching.mpg.de/galform/millennium/

Glen Mackie and Christopher Fluke from the Centre for Astrophysics and Supercomputing at Swinburne University of Technology are currently writing the textbook for Cambridge University Press.

Samples/Excerpts from The Cosmic Web:

Draft - Formation and Evolution of the Local Group - Chapter 10 (pdf)

This is a draft chapter taken from The Cosmic Web by Glen Mackie and Christopher Fluke, to be published by Cambridge University Press, ISBN: 9781107036239. (Final credits and permissions to use images/figures/etc. will be undertaken prior to publication. A biography of a research astronomer and a set of Q&As will be included in the final version of the chapter).

We would be happy to receive feedback/comments on this chapter from astronomers, educators and potential students - please contact gmackie at swin.edu.au

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