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Journeys to the Ends of the Universe: A Guided Tour of the Beginnings and Endings of Planets, Stars, Galaxies and the Universe

By: CR Kitchin

208 pages, Illus

Institute of Physics Publishing

Hardback | Dec 1990 | #97108 | ISBN: 075030037X
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About this book

Series of linked essays explores the limits of knowledge where scientific fact overtakes and merges with the wilder speculations of science fiction. `This book is one of the best accounts of modern views of cosmology to appear in recent years.'Aslib, Volume 56, No.1, January 1991


Contents

An inflated idea of ourselves. Strings to tie a Universe together. Phoenix rising. The nearest star. A study in contrasts. Thar she blows! The hottest spots in the Universe. Cosmic dustbins. To the hub! The enigma machines. She was the Universe. Bibliography. Index.

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