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The Resource Atom : a single oxygen atom's odyssey from the big bang to life on earth-- and beyond, Lawrence M. Krauss

Atom : a single oxygen atom's odyssey from the big bang to life on earth-- and beyond, Lawrence M. Krauss

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Atom : a single oxygen atom's odyssey from the big bang to life on earth-- and beyond
Title
Atom
Title remainder
a single oxygen atom's odyssey from the big bang to life on earth-- and beyond
Statement of responsibility
Lawrence M. Krauss
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Traces the history of the atom from the Earth's beginnings to the present, describing how it has formed every aspect of life on Earth
Summary
The story of matter and the history of the cosmos is explored from the perspective of a single oxygen atom
Writing style
Award
Booklist Editors' Choice, 2001.
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156496
Cataloging source
ORX
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Krauss, Lawrence Maxwell
Dewey number
523.1
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Cosmology
  • Cosmology
  • Kosmologie
  • Sauerstoffatom
Target audience
adult
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an odyssey from the big bang to life on Earth-- and beyond
Label
Atom : a single oxygen atom's odyssey from the big bang to life on earth-- and beyond, Lawrence M. Krauss
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Originally published in hardcover by Little, Brown, April 2001."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (290-292) 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
The city on the edge of forever -- pt. 1. Divine wind. The universe in an atom -- The right stuff -- Time's arrow -- Nature of nurture? -- Ten minutes to die -- One hundred million years of solitude -- Things that went bump in the night -- pt. 2. Voyage. First light -- A pretty big bang -- The galaxy strikes back -- Fire and ice -- Cooking with gas -- The dangerous energy game -- The wonder years -- pt. 3. Return. A snowball in hell, humans, and other catastrophes -- The best of times, the worst of times -- Through a glass darkly -- Ashes to ashes -- Dust to dust
Control code
ocm49788957
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st Back Bay paperback ed.
Extent
xii, 305 pages
Isbn
9780316183093
Lccn
00055795
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)49788957
Label
Atom : a single oxygen atom's odyssey from the big bang to life on earth-- and beyond, Lawrence M. Krauss
Publication
Note
"Originally published in hardcover by Little, Brown, April 2001."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (290-292) 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
The city on the edge of forever -- pt. 1. Divine wind. The universe in an atom -- The right stuff -- Time's arrow -- Nature of nurture? -- Ten minutes to die -- One hundred million years of solitude -- Things that went bump in the night -- pt. 2. Voyage. First light -- A pretty big bang -- The galaxy strikes back -- Fire and ice -- Cooking with gas -- The dangerous energy game -- The wonder years -- pt. 3. Return. A snowball in hell, humans, and other catastrophes -- The best of times, the worst of times -- Through a glass darkly -- Ashes to ashes -- Dust to dust
Control code
ocm49788957
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st Back Bay paperback ed.
Extent
xii, 305 pages
Isbn
9780316183093
Lccn
00055795
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)49788957

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