Evolving Cosmos

Evolving Cosmos

by Govert Schilling
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521833256

ISBN-13: 9780521833257

Pub. Date: 08/15/2004

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Science journalist Govert Schilling takes the reader on a whirlwind journey through time by describing the evolution of the cosmos, from the beginning of space and time fourteen billion years ago, to the creation of the Earth and humankind. Ending with a glance into the distant future of the universe, the book's combination of compelling text and breathtaking

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Science journalist Govert Schilling takes the reader on a whirlwind journey through time by describing the evolution of the cosmos, from the beginning of space and time fourteen billion years ago, to the creation of the Earth and humankind. Ending with a glance into the distant future of the universe, the book's combination of compelling text and breathtaking photographs provides an impressive vision of the place of man in the cosmos. Govert Schilling is a Dutch science writer and astronomy publicist. He is a contributing editor of Sky and Telescope magazine, and regularly writes for the news sections of Science and New Scientist. Schilling is the astronomy writer for de Volkskrant, one of the largest national daily newspapers in The Netherlands, and frequently talks about the Universe on Dutch radio broadcasts. He is the author of more than twenty popular astronomy books, including Flash! (Cambridge, 2002), and hundreds of newspaper and magazine articles on astronomy.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521833257
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/15/2004
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
9.06(w) x 11.02(h) x 0.98(d)

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Table of Contents

Foreword; 1. Creation; 2. Contraction; 3. Order; 4. Birth; 5. Recycling; 6. Growth; 7. Modelling; 8. Evolution; 9. Development; 10. Completion.

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