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The Little Book of the Big Bang: A Cosmic Primer / Edition 1
     

The Little Book of the Big Bang: A Cosmic Primer / Edition 1

by M. Rees, Craig J. Hogan
 

ISBN-10: 0387983856

ISBN-13: 9780387983851

Pub. Date: 03/27/1998

Publisher: Springer New York

"Hogan compresses the fifteen-billion-year history of the Universe into a pleasurable evening. In a very direct way, he answers the questions everyone asks." -MARGARET GELLER, HARVARD-SMITHSONIAN CENTER FOR ASTROPHYSICS
"This delightful little primer brings you right up to the cutting edge of modern cosmology." -GEORGE SMOOT, PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR, COBE AND

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"Hogan compresses the fifteen-billion-year history of the Universe into a pleasurable evening. In a very direct way, he answers the questions everyone asks." -MARGARET GELLER, HARVARD-SMITHSONIAN CENTER FOR ASTROPHYSICS
"This delightful little primer brings you right up to the cutting edge of modern cosmology." -GEORGE SMOOT, PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR, COBE AND AUTHOR OF WRINKLES IN TIME
"An excellent bridge by which the layperson can enter the domain of the Cosmos with understanding." -ROBERT WILLIAMS, DIRECTOR, SPACE TELESCOPE SCIENCE INSTITUTE

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780387983851
Publisher:
Springer New York
Publication date:
03/27/1998
Series:
Little Book Series
Edition description:
1st ed. 1998. Corr. 2nd printing 1999
Pages:
181
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.35(d)

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Table of Contents

The Big Picture.- A Survey of Space and Time.- A Summary of Physics.- The Cosmic Expansion.- Cosmic Background Radiation.- Primordial Matter.- The Formation of Structure.- The Beginning.- The Future.

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