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The Resource The greatest story ever told--so far : why are we here?, Lawrence M. Krauss

The greatest story ever told--so far : why are we here?, Lawrence M. Krauss

Label
The greatest story ever told--so far : why are we here?
Title
The greatest story ever told--so far
Title remainder
why are we here?
Statement of responsibility
Lawrence M. Krauss
Title variation
Why are we here?
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
An award-winning theoretical physicist and best-selling author of A Universe from Nothing traces the dramatic discovery of the counterintuitive world of reality, explaining how readers can shift their perspectives to gain greater understandings of our individual roles in the universe
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1954-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Krauss, Lawrence M.
Dewey number
530.11
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QC6.4.R42
LC item number
K73 2017
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Reality
  • Space and time
  • Fourth dimension
  • Quantum theory
  • Cosmology
Target audience
adult
Label
The greatest story ever told--so far : why are we here?, Lawrence M. Krauss
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
part 1. Genesis: From the armoire to the cave ; Seeing in the dark ; Through a glass, lightly ; There, and back again ; A stitch in time ; The shadows of reality ; A universe stranger than fiction ; A wrinkle in time ; Decay and rubble ; From here to eternity : shedding light on the sun -- part 2. Exodus ; Desperate times and desperate measure ; March of the titans ; Endless forms most beautiful : symmetry strikes back ; Cold, stark reality : breaking bad or beautiful? ; Living inside a superconductor ; The bearable heaviness of being : symmetry broken, physics fixed -- part 3. Revelation ; The wrong place at the right time ; The fog lifts ; Free at last ; Spanking the vacuum ; Gothic cathedrals of the twenty-first century ; More questions than answers ; From a beer party to the end of time ; Cosmic humility
Control code
ocn952647432
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Atria Books hardcover edition.
Extent
xii, 322 pages
Isbn
9781476777610
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
530.11 K868G ; XX-N ; [A16BP121, #7, 4@27.00, LAP/cd]
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)952647432
Label
The greatest story ever told--so far : why are we here?, Lawrence M. Krauss
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
part 1. Genesis: From the armoire to the cave ; Seeing in the dark ; Through a glass, lightly ; There, and back again ; A stitch in time ; The shadows of reality ; A universe stranger than fiction ; A wrinkle in time ; Decay and rubble ; From here to eternity : shedding light on the sun -- part 2. Exodus ; Desperate times and desperate measure ; March of the titans ; Endless forms most beautiful : symmetry strikes back ; Cold, stark reality : breaking bad or beautiful? ; Living inside a superconductor ; The bearable heaviness of being : symmetry broken, physics fixed -- part 3. Revelation ; The wrong place at the right time ; The fog lifts ; Free at last ; Spanking the vacuum ; Gothic cathedrals of the twenty-first century ; More questions than answers ; From a beer party to the end of time ; Cosmic humility
Control code
ocn952647432
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Atria Books hardcover edition.
Extent
xii, 322 pages
Isbn
9781476777610
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
530.11 K868G ; XX-N ; [A16BP121, #7, 4@27.00, LAP/cd]
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)952647432

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