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The accidental universe : the world you thought you knew

Author: Alan P Lightman
Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First American editionView all editions and formats
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Meditates on scientific findings that are changing the understanding of the cosmos, exploring such topics as the debate between science and religion, the conflict between the desire for permanence and nature's impermanence, and the ways technology has changed physical experiences.
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Named Person: Alan P Lightman; Alan P Lightman
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan P Lightman
ISBN: 9780307908582 0307908585
OCLC Number: 829644498
Description: xi, 157 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: The accidental universe --
The temporary universe --
The spiritual universe --
The symmetrical universe --
The gargantuan universe --
The lawful universe --
The disembodied universe.
Responsibility: Alan Lightman.

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Meditates on scientific findings that are changing the understanding of the cosmos, exploring such topics as the debate between science and religion, the conflict between the desire for permanence and nature's impermanence, and the ways technology has changed physical experiences.

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