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The Resource The view from the center of the universe : discovering our extraordinary place in the cosmos, Joel R. Primack and Nancy Ellen Abrams

The view from the center of the universe : discovering our extraordinary place in the cosmos, Joel R. Primack and Nancy Ellen Abrams

Label
The view from the center of the universe : discovering our extraordinary place in the cosmos
Title
The view from the center of the universe
Title remainder
discovering our extraordinary place in the cosmos
Statement of responsibility
Joel R. Primack and Nancy Ellen Abrams
Title variation
Discovering our extraordinary place in the cosmos
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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Primack, J. R.
Dewey number
523.1
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QB981
LC item number
.P85 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1949-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Abrams, Nancy Ellen
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cosmology
  • Physics
Label
The view from the center of the universe : discovering our extraordinary place in the cosmos, Joel R. Primack and Nancy Ellen Abrams
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 303-375) and index
Contents
pt. 1. Cosmological revolutions: Wrapping your mind around the universe ; From the flat Earth to the heavenly spheres ; From the center of the universe to no place special -- pt. 2. The new scientific picture of the universe: What is the universe made of? : the cosmic density pyramid ; What is the center of the universe? : the cosmic spheres of time ; What size is the universe? : the cosmic uroboros ; Where do we come from? : the cosmic Las Vegas ; Are we alone? : the possibility of alien wisdom -- pt. 3. The meaningful universe: Think cosmically, act globally ; Taking our extraordinary place in the cosmos
Control code
ocm62282388
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
386 p.
Isbn
9781594489143
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2005055262
Other control number
9781594489143
Other physical details
ill.
Label
The view from the center of the universe : discovering our extraordinary place in the cosmos, Joel R. Primack and Nancy Ellen Abrams
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 303-375) and index
Contents
pt. 1. Cosmological revolutions: Wrapping your mind around the universe ; From the flat Earth to the heavenly spheres ; From the center of the universe to no place special -- pt. 2. The new scientific picture of the universe: What is the universe made of? : the cosmic density pyramid ; What is the center of the universe? : the cosmic spheres of time ; What size is the universe? : the cosmic uroboros ; Where do we come from? : the cosmic Las Vegas ; Are we alone? : the possibility of alien wisdom -- pt. 3. The meaningful universe: Think cosmically, act globally ; Taking our extraordinary place in the cosmos
Control code
ocm62282388
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
386 p.
Isbn
9781594489143
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2005055262
Other control number
9781594489143
Other physical details
ill.

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