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Zel'dovich Approximation

(model of the formation of cosmological structure)

The Zel'dovich Approximation is a model of the formation of the grand structure of the universe applying Lagrangian Perturbation Theory. It was published in 1970 by Soviet physicist Yakov Zel'dovich, also known for the Sunyaev-Zel'dovich Effect (SZ Effect).


(cosmology,CMB)
http://ned.ipac.caltech.edu/level5/Sept03/Peacock/Peacock3.html

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