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The creation of the universe

Author: George Gamow
Publisher: New York : Viking Press, 1961.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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The author, an eminent nuclear physicist, discusses the current views on the origin of the chemical elements, the galaxies, the stars, and planetary systems, and as a proponent of the theory of the evolutionary universe, he presents evidence to substantiate the case for this hypothesis.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gamow, George, 1904-1968.
Creation of the universe.
New York, Viking Press [1961]
(OCoLC)609521360
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Gamow
OCLC Number: 530555
Description: xii, 147 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Evolution versus permanence --
The great expansion --
The making of atoms --
The hierarchy of condensations --
The private lives of the stars.
Responsibility: George Gamow.

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The author, an eminent nuclear physicist, discusses the current views on the origin of the chemical elements, the galaxies, the stars, and planetary systems, and as a proponent of the theory of the evolutionary universe, he presents evidence to substantiate the case for this hypothesis.

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