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The Resource Alpha and Omega : the search for the beginning and end of the universe, Charles Seife

Alpha and Omega : the search for the beginning and end of the universe, Charles Seife

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Alpha and Omega : the search for the beginning and end of the universe
Title
Alpha and Omega
Title remainder
the search for the beginning and end of the universe
Statement of responsibility
Charles Seife
Title variation
Alpha and Omega
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Draws on new cosmological discoveries to reveal what today's scientists are learning about the birth and fate of the universe, citing theories on dark matter, dark energy, and the particle zoo to predict how the universe will end
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201833
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BKL
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Seife, Charles
Dewey number
523.1
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Cosmology
  • Astronomy
  • Astronomy
  • Cosmology
Target audience
adult
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the search for the beginning and end of the universe
Label
Alpha and Omega : the search for the beginning and end of the universe, Charles Seife
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 269-276) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
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  • txt
  • sti
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  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • The first cosmology : the golden age of the gods -- The first cosmological revolution : the Copernican theory -- The second cosmological revolution : Hubble and the Big Bang -- The third revolution begins : the universe amok -- The music of the spheres : the cosmic microwave background -- The dark universe : what's the matter with matter? -- Darker still : the enigma of exotic dark matter -- The Big Bang in our backyard : the birth of baryons -- The good nus : the exotic neutrino -- Supersymmetry : fearlessly framing the laws of matter -- Seeing the invisible : MACHOs,
  • WIMPs, and illuminating the darkest regions of the universe -- The deepest mystery in physics : L, the vacuum, and inflation -- Wrinkles inspacetime : gravitational waves and the early universe -- Beyond the third revolution : voyage to the ends of time -- Appendix A : tired light retired -- Appendix B : Where does matter come from? -- Appendix C : Nobel prizes in physics, past and future -- Appendix D : some experiments to watch
Control code
ocm55666821
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
viii, 294 p., [2] p. of plates
Isbn
9780142004463
Isbn Type
(Paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)55666821
Label
Alpha and Omega : the search for the beginning and end of the universe, Charles Seife
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 269-276) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • The first cosmology : the golden age of the gods -- The first cosmological revolution : the Copernican theory -- The second cosmological revolution : Hubble and the Big Bang -- The third revolution begins : the universe amok -- The music of the spheres : the cosmic microwave background -- The dark universe : what's the matter with matter? -- Darker still : the enigma of exotic dark matter -- The Big Bang in our backyard : the birth of baryons -- The good nus : the exotic neutrino -- Supersymmetry : fearlessly framing the laws of matter -- Seeing the invisible : MACHOs,
  • WIMPs, and illuminating the darkest regions of the universe -- The deepest mystery in physics : L, the vacuum, and inflation -- Wrinkles inspacetime : gravitational waves and the early universe -- Beyond the third revolution : voyage to the ends of time -- Appendix A : tired light retired -- Appendix B : Where does matter come from? -- Appendix C : Nobel prizes in physics, past and future -- Appendix D : some experiments to watch
Control code
ocm55666821
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
viii, 294 p., [2] p. of plates
Isbn
9780142004463
Isbn Type
(Paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)55666821

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