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The Resource The book of universes : exploring the limits of the cosmos, John D. Barrow

The book of universes : exploring the limits of the cosmos, John D. Barrow

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The book of universes : exploring the limits of the cosmos
Title
The book of universes
Title remainder
exploring the limits of the cosmos
Statement of responsibility
John D. Barrow
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A tour of the strange and wonderful universes that modern physics posits might--just might--be out there
Summary
Provides a tour of the potential universes that could exist as a part of Einstein's theory of general relativity and introduces the physicists and mathematicians whose latest discoveries and ideas about physics and astronomy promote the concept of the "multiverse."
Award
Booklist Editors' Choice, 2011.
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391197
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
523.1
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QB981
LC item number
.B2796 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
exploring the limits of the cosmos
Label
The book of universes : exploring the limits of the cosmos, John D. Barrow
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [297]-340) and index
Contents
Being in the right place at the right time -- The earnestness of being important -- Einstein's universes -- Unexpected universes: the Rococo period -- Something completely different -- The steady statesmen come and go with a bang -- Universes, warts and all -- The beginning for beginners -- Brave new worlds -- Post-modern universes -- Fringe universes -- The runaway universe
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
xiv, 354 p.
Isbn
9780393081213
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2011002201
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn668194866
  • (OCoLC)668194866
  • 185132
Label
The book of universes : exploring the limits of the cosmos, John D. Barrow
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [297]-340) and index
Contents
Being in the right place at the right time -- The earnestness of being important -- Einstein's universes -- Unexpected universes: the Rococo period -- Something completely different -- The steady statesmen come and go with a bang -- Universes, warts and all -- The beginning for beginners -- Brave new worlds -- Post-modern universes -- Fringe universes -- The runaway universe
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
xiv, 354 p.
Isbn
9780393081213
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2011002201
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn668194866
  • (OCoLC)668194866
  • 185132

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