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The dark side of the universe : a scientist explores the mysteries of the cosmos

Author: James Trefil
Publisher: New York : Scribner's, ©1988.
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Trefil, James S., 1938-
Dark side of the universe.
New York : Scribner's, ©1988
(OCoLC)610251014
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Trefil
ISBN: 0684187957 9780684187952
OCLC Number: 17439477
Description: v, 197 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Expanding horizons, shrinking earth --
Discovering the galaxies --
The big bang --
Five reasons why galaxies can't exist --
Bubbles and superclusters --
Dark matter: less than meets the eye --
How dark matter could solve the structure problem of the universe --
Dark matter and missing mass: how much should there be? --
Candidates for dark matter --
The massive neutrino caper --
Is the universe controlled by wimps? Exotic candidates for dark matter --
Cosmic strings: solution or snake oil? --
Experimental searches for dark matter --
The fate of the universe.
Responsibility: by James Trefil ; illustrations by Judith Peatross.

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