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The Resource Edge of the universe : a voyage to the cosmic horizon and beyond, Paul Halpern

Edge of the universe : a voyage to the cosmic horizon and beyond, Paul Halpern

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Edge of the universe : a voyage to the cosmic horizon and beyond
Title
Edge of the universe
Title remainder
a voyage to the cosmic horizon and beyond
Statement of responsibility
Paul Halpern
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Explaining what we know about the Big Bang, the accelerating universe, dark energy, dark flow and dark matter, a physicist and popular science writer examines some of the theories about the nature of the universe
Cataloging source
DLC
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1961-
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Halpern, Paul
Dewey number
523.1
Index
index present
LC call number
QB982
LC item number
.H35 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Cosmology
Label
Edge of the universe : a voyage to the cosmic horizon and beyond, Paul Halpern
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: Cosmology's extraordinary new frontiers -- How far out can we see? : voyage to the edge of the known universe -- How was the universe born? : revealing the dawn of time -- How far away will the edge get? : the discovery of the accelerating universe -- Why does the universe seem so smooth? : the inflationary era -- What is dark energy? : Will it tear space apart? -- Do we live in a hologram? : exploring the boundaries of information -- Are there alternatives to inflation? : extra dimensions and the Big Bounce -- What builds structure in the universe? : the search for dark matter -- What is tugging on galaxies? : the mysteries of dark flow and the Great Attractor -- What is the "axis of evil"? : investigating strange features of the cosmic background -- What are the immense blasts of energy from the farthest reaches of space? : gamma-ray bursts and the search for cosmic dragons -- Can we journey to parallel universes? : wormholes as gateways -- Is the universe constantly splitting into multiple realities? : the many-worlds hypothesis -- How will the universe end? : With a bang, bounce, crunch, rip, stretch, or whimper? -- What are the ultimate limits of our knowledge about the cosmos?
Control code
778827179
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
iv, 236 pages
Isbn
9780470636244
Isbn Type
(cloth)
Lccn
2012002028
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)778827179
Label
Edge of the universe : a voyage to the cosmic horizon and beyond, Paul Halpern
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: Cosmology's extraordinary new frontiers -- How far out can we see? : voyage to the edge of the known universe -- How was the universe born? : revealing the dawn of time -- How far away will the edge get? : the discovery of the accelerating universe -- Why does the universe seem so smooth? : the inflationary era -- What is dark energy? : Will it tear space apart? -- Do we live in a hologram? : exploring the boundaries of information -- Are there alternatives to inflation? : extra dimensions and the Big Bounce -- What builds structure in the universe? : the search for dark matter -- What is tugging on galaxies? : the mysteries of dark flow and the Great Attractor -- What is the "axis of evil"? : investigating strange features of the cosmic background -- What are the immense blasts of energy from the farthest reaches of space? : gamma-ray bursts and the search for cosmic dragons -- Can we journey to parallel universes? : wormholes as gateways -- Is the universe constantly splitting into multiple realities? : the many-worlds hypothesis -- How will the universe end? : With a bang, bounce, crunch, rip, stretch, or whimper? -- What are the ultimate limits of our knowledge about the cosmos?
Control code
778827179
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
iv, 236 pages
Isbn
9780470636244
Isbn Type
(cloth)
Lccn
2012002028
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)778827179

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