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The edge of the sky : all you need to know about the all-there-is

Author: Roberto Trotta
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, a member of the Perseus Books Group, [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From the big bang to black holes, from dark matter to dark energy, from the origins of the universe to its ultimate destiny, The Edge of the Sky tells the story of the most important discoveries and mysteries in modern cosmology--with a twist. The book's lexicon is limited to the thousand most common words in the English language, excluding physics, energy, galaxy, or even universe. Through the eyes of a fictional  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Popular works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roberto Trotta
ISBN: 9780465044719 0465044719
OCLC Number: 869266691
Description: xvii, 85 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm
Contents: The first night --
The crazy stars --
A bigger place --
The big flash --
Dark rain --
Whispers from the dark --
Death by fire --
The dark push --
Is the all-there-is all there is? --
When the sun comes up.
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