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Book Information:

Author: Irving Ezra Segal

Title: Mathematical cosmology and extragalactic astronomy

Additional book information: Pure and Applied Mathematics, vol. 68, Academic Press, New York, 1976, ix + 204 pp., $22.50.

**1.**A. Einstein,*The meaning of relativity*, 6th ed., Princeton Univ. Press, Princeton, N.J., 1956, Appendix I. (For a review of 4th ed., 1953, see MR 14, 805.) MR**53649****2.**A. Sandage,*Cosmology: A search for two numbers*, Physics Today 23 (1970), Feb. 34.**3.**A. Sandage,*The redshift distance relation*. I,*Angular diameter of first-ranked cluster galaxies as a function of Red-Shift: The aperture correction to magnitudes*, Astrophys. J. 173 (1972), 485.**4.**A. Sandage,*Absolute magnitudes of E and SO galaxies in the Virgo and Coma clusters as a function of U-B color*, Astrophys. J. 176 (1972), 21.**5.**A. Sandage,*The redshift distance relation*. III,*Photometry and the Hubble diagram for radio sources and the possible turn-on time for*QS0'*s*, Astrophys. J. 178 (1972), 25.**6.**A. Sandage,*Redshift distance relation*. V,*Galaxy colors as functions of galactic latitude and redshift: Observed colors compared with predicted distributions for various world models*, Astrophys. J. 183 (1973), 711.**7.**A. Sandage,*Redshift distance relation*. VI,*The Hubble diagram from*S20*photometry for rich clusters and sparse groups: A study of residuals*, Astrophys. J. 183 (1973), 731.**8.**A. Sandage and E. Hardy,*Redshift distance relation*. VII,*Absolute magnitudes of the first three ranked cluster galaxies as functions of cluster richness and Bautz-Morgan cluster type: The effect on*QO, Astrophys. J. 183 (1973), 743.**9.**J. Kollerstrom and G. C. McVittie,*The redshift-distance relationship derived from clusters of galaxies*, Observatory 95 (1975), 90.

Review Information:

Reviewer: A. H. Taub

Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc.

**83**(1977), 705-711

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/S0002-9904-1977-14356-5