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Cosmic Odyssey

By: Jean Heidmann

204 pages, illus

Cambridge University Press

Paperback | Aug 2008 | #178210 | ISBN-13: 9780521348515
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About this book

The immensity of the cosmos, the richness of the Universe, the limits of space and time: these are the themes of Cosmic Odyssey, which takes the reader on imaginary journeys through the past, present and future of our universe.

Paperback re-issue, originally published in 1989.


Contents

Preface; 1. The starry night; 2. The universe, a thousand-year enigma; 3. A first look at the universe; 4. The relativistic universe; 5. The quantum universe; 6. The inflationary universe; 7. The universe and ourselves; Epilogue.

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