The Ultimate Fate of the Universe

The Ultimate Fate of the Universe

by Jamal N. Islam


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521113120
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 06/18/2009
Pages: 168
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.39(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction; 2. Our galaxy; 3. The large-scale structure of the universe; 4. Elementary particles - a preliminary look; 5. Is the universe open or closed? 6. Three ways for a star to die; 7. Black holes and quasars; 8. Galactic and supergalactic black holes; 9. A black hole is not forever; 10. Slow and subtle changes; 11. Future of life and civilization; 12. A collapsing universe; 13. the steady state theory; 14. The stability of the proton; 15. Epilogue; Glossary; Bibliography; Index.

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