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The Resource Heart of darkness : unraveling the mysteries of the invisible universe, Jeremiah P. Ostriker and Simon Mitton

Heart of darkness : unraveling the mysteries of the invisible universe, Jeremiah P. Ostriker and Simon Mitton

Label
Heart of darkness : unraveling the mysteries of the invisible universe
Title
Heart of darkness
Title remainder
unraveling the mysteries of the invisible universe
Statement of responsibility
Jeremiah P. Ostriker and Simon Mitton
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Describes the incredible saga of humankind's quest to unravel the deepest secrets of the universe
Member of
Cataloging source
UKMGB
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Ostriker, J. P
Dewey number
523.1
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QB982
LC item number
.O78 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1946-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Mitton, Simon
Series statement
Science essentials
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cosmology
  • Dark energy (Astronomy)
  • Dark matter (Astronomy)
Target audience
adult
Label
Heart of darkness : unraveling the mysteries of the invisible universe, Jeremiah P. Ostriker and Simon Mitton
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 291-293) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
From myth to reality -- Einstein's toolkit, and how to use it -- The realm of the nebulae -- Let's do cosmology! -- Discovering the Big Bang -- The origin of structure in the universe -- Dark matter, or, Fritz Zwicky's greatest invention -- Dark energy, or, Einstein's greatest blunder -- The modern paradigm and the limits of our knowledge -- The frontier : major mysteries that remain
Control code
ocn812686425
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxi, 299 pages
Isbn
9780691134307
Lccn
2012950892
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
523.1 OS7 ; XX-N ; SA ; LAP ; C1302BT9.
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 812686425
  • (Sirsi) 812686425
  • (OCoLC)812686425
Label
Heart of darkness : unraveling the mysteries of the invisible universe, Jeremiah P. Ostriker and Simon Mitton
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 291-293) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
From myth to reality -- Einstein's toolkit, and how to use it -- The realm of the nebulae -- Let's do cosmology! -- Discovering the Big Bang -- The origin of structure in the universe -- Dark matter, or, Fritz Zwicky's greatest invention -- Dark energy, or, Einstein's greatest blunder -- The modern paradigm and the limits of our knowledge -- The frontier : major mysteries that remain
Control code
ocn812686425
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxi, 299 pages
Isbn
9780691134307
Lccn
2012950892
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
523.1 OS7 ; XX-N ; SA ; LAP ; C1302BT9.
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 812686425
  • (Sirsi) 812686425
  • (OCoLC)812686425

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