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The Resource Heart of darkness : unraveling the mysteries of the invisible universe, Jeremiah P. Ostriker and Simon Mitton

Heart of darkness : unraveling the mysteries of the invisible universe, Jeremiah P. Ostriker and Simon Mitton

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Heart of darkness : unraveling the mysteries of the invisible universe
Title
Heart of darkness
Title remainder
unraveling the mysteries of the invisible universe
Statement of responsibility
Jeremiah P. Ostriker and Simon Mitton
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Language
eng
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Summary
Surveys humanity's accomplishments in understanding the universe from the days of Copernicus to current ideas on dark matter and dark energy
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10168553
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UKMGB
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Ostriker, J. P
Dewey number
523.1
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QB982
LC item number
.O88 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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1946-
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  • Mitton, Simon
  • Princeton University Press
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True
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Science essentials
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  • Cosmology
  • Dark energy (Astronomy)
  • Dark matter (Astronomy)
Target audience
adult
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unraveling the mysteries of the invisible universe
Label
Heart of darkness : unraveling the mysteries of the invisible universe, Jeremiah P. Ostriker and Simon Mitton
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 291-293) and index
Contents
Prologue: From myth to reality -- Einstein's toolkit, and how to use it -- The realm of the nebulae -- Let's do cosmology! -- Discovering the big bang -- The origin of structure in the universe -- Dark matter: or Fritz Zwicky's greatest invention -- Dark energy: or Einstein's greatest blunder -- The modern paradigm and the limits of our knowledge -- The frontier: major mysteries that remain
Control code
ocn812686425
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xxi, 299 p.
Isbn
9780691134307
Lccn
2012950892
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)812686425
Label
Heart of darkness : unraveling the mysteries of the invisible universe, Jeremiah P. Ostriker and Simon Mitton
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 291-293) and index
Contents
Prologue: From myth to reality -- Einstein's toolkit, and how to use it -- The realm of the nebulae -- Let's do cosmology! -- Discovering the big bang -- The origin of structure in the universe -- Dark matter: or Fritz Zwicky's greatest invention -- Dark energy: or Einstein's greatest blunder -- The modern paradigm and the limits of our knowledge -- The frontier: major mysteries that remain
Control code
ocn812686425
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xxi, 299 p.
Isbn
9780691134307
Lccn
2012950892
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)812686425

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