Applied Cosmography: A Pedagogical Review
by Yu. L. Bolotin, et al.
Publisher: arXiv.org 2018
Number of pages: 66
Based on the cosmological principle only, the method of describing the evolution of the Universe, called cosmography, is in fact a kinematics of cosmological expansion. The effectiveness of cosmography lies in the fact that it allows, based on the results of observations, to perform a rigid selection of models that do not contradict the cosmological principle.
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