The View From the Center of the Universe: Discovering Our Extraordinary Place in the Cosmos

The View From the Center of the Universe: Discovering Our Extraordinary Place in the Cosmos

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by Joel R. Primack, Nancy Ellen Abrams
     
 

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In this strikingly original book, a world-renowned cosmologist and an innovative writer of the history and philosophy of science uncover an astonishing truth: Humans actually are central to the universe. What does this mean for our culture and our personal lives? The answer is revolutionary: a science-based cosmology that allows us to understand the

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Overview

In this strikingly original book, a world-renowned cosmologist and an innovative writer of the history and philosophy of science uncover an astonishing truth: Humans actually are central to the universe. What does this mean for our culture and our personal lives? The answer is revolutionary: a science-based cosmology that allows us to understand the universe as a whole and our extraordinary place in it.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781594482557
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
08/07/2007
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
400
Sales rank:
321,141
Product dimensions:
6.09(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.08(d)
Age Range:
18 - 17 Years

Meet the Author

Joel R. Primack is one of the world's leading cosmologists who helped to create the "Standard Model" of particle physics. He was also one of the principal originators of the Cold Dark matter theory.

Nancy Ellen Abrams is a lawyer and writer with a long-term interest in the history, philosophy, and politics of science.

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