The Resource Dark matter and the dinosaurs : The Astounding Interconnectedness of the Universe., Lisa Randall, (electronic resource)

Dark matter and the dinosaurs : The Astounding Interconnectedness of the Universe., Lisa Randall, (electronic resource)

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Dark matter and the dinosaurs : The Astounding Interconnectedness of the Universe.
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Dark matter and the dinosaurs
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The Astounding Interconnectedness of the Universe.
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Lisa Randall
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eng
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In this brilliant exploration of our cosmic environment, the renowned particle physicist and New York Times bestselling author of Warped Passages and Knocking on Heaven's Door uses her research into dark matter to illuminate the startling connections between the furthest reaches of space and life here on Earth.Sixty-six million years ago, an object the size of a city descended from space to crash into Earth, creating a devastating cataclysm that killed off the dinosaurs, along with three-quarters of the other species on the planet. What was its origin? In Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs, Lisa Randall proposes it was a comet that was dislodged from its orbit as the Solar System passed through a disk of dark matter embedded in the Milky Way. In a sense, it might have been dark matter that killed the dinosaurs.Working through the background and consequences of this proposal, Randall shares with us the latest findings-established and speculative-regarding..
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Randall, Lisa
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Narrator: Carrington MacDuffie
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MacDuffie, Carrington
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Dark matter and the dinosaurs : The Astounding Interconnectedness of the Universe., Lisa Randall, (electronic resource)
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  • Duration: 12:32:22
  • Unabridged
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Unabridged.
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Dark matter and the dinosaurs : The Astounding Interconnectedness of the Universe., Lisa Randall, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Note
  • Duration: 12:32:22
  • Unabridged
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
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spoken word
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spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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ODN0002396333
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unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (12 audio files)
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electronic
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not applicable
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  • audio
  • computer
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  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
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  • s
  • c
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digital
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sound
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digital recording
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  • remote
  • other
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unknown
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FC8049B7-8CA6-4B42-A61C-3CB177AF8410
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