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The future of the universe

Author: A J Meadows
Publisher: London : Springer, ©2007.
Series: Astronomers' universe.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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There are many books that describe what we know of the past of the Universe, beginning with the Big Bang. But what of its future? It is only in recent years that astronomers and cosmologists have come to any kind of consensus about the probable history of the universe, so have been relatively few books speculating about its future evolution. What will happen to the Earth and solar system? What about our galaxy?  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Popular works
Ouvrages de vulgarisation
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: A J Meadows
ISBN: 9781852339463 1852339462
OCLC Number: 70400553
Description: x, 175 pages, [9] pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction : to begin with --
The heat of the sun --
The mobile Earth --
The Earth's oceans and atmosphere --
Magnetic Earth and magnetic Sun --
Impact --
The solar system --
Our galaxy --
Galaxies --
The Universe.
Series Title: Astronomers' universe.
Responsibility: Jack Meadows.
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What about the future of the universe? And how long might the universe as we recognize it survive? This title takes the reader on a journey through space and time, beginning with a long look at the  Read more...

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