Understanding Cosmology

Understanding Cosmology

by Editors of Scientific American, Scientific American
     
 

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Understanding Cosmology is one of the first four titles that launch an exciting new Pocket Science series, from the editors of America's leading popular science magazine, Scientific American.
Comprised of critically acclaimed essays by the world's leading experts on each topic in the series, these collections will become definitive texts on crucial issues of our… See more details below

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Understanding Cosmology is one of the first four titles that launch an exciting new Pocket Science series, from the editors of America's leading popular science magazine, Scientific American.
Comprised of critically acclaimed essays by the world's leading experts on each topic in the series, these collections will become definitive texts on crucial issues of our technological times. The authoritative and prestigious reputation of Scientific American puts these books at the top of any science fan's list.
Scientific American is well known for its coverage of cosmological exploration, evident in the wealth of articles that have appeared on the subject by the biggest names in the field. In this collection of essays, issues explored include: "How Cosmology Became a Science," "Quantum Cosmology and the Creation of the Universe," and the details of universal truths of the cosmos and its evolution.
This Scientific American Pocket Science series examines these questions and discusses the technological and scientific repercussions that spring from the study of cosmology. The book-like the entire series-is targeted to intelligent readers who want to expand their understanding of complex scientific subjects and contains essays from top scientists working in the field, including physicist Stephen G. Brush and the illustrious P. James E. Peebles of Princeton University. Like the magazine, the book encompasses a spectrum of innovation through expert-authored articles that demonstrate the convergence of science, technology, and the world economy, challenging readers with fresh, new ideas and empowering them to make smart, strategic decisions.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780446678735
Publisher:
Grand Central Publishing
Publication date:
03/01/2002
Series:
Science Made Accessible Series
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
5.25(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.50(d)

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