An Introduction to Modern Cosmology, 2nd edition: new developments
The most important development since publication is the
ongoing release of data by the WMAP satellite team. A paper
describing the cosmological impact of the latest results, from 7 years
of data, can be found here. This paper also
describes some of the other datasets which have improved in
the intervening time. Apart from improved accuracy, WMAP makes no
radical change to our understanding of cosmological models, and overall
in excellent agreement with the Standard Cosmological Model as
in the book.
The revised second edition of the book, reprinted in December
description of the WMAP 5-year results which are quite similar to the
current 7-year ones, while the original second edition describes only
the first-year results.
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