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How the universe got its spots : diary of a finite time in a finite space

Author: Janna Levin; Christine Williams; Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Publisher: [Ashland, Or.] : Blackstone Audio, Inc., [2010]
Edition/Format:   eAudiobook : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Is the universe infinite or just really big? With this question, the gifted young cosmologist Janna Levin announces the central theme of her intriguing and controversial new book and established herself as one of the most direct and unorthodox voices in contemporary science. As Levin sets out to determine how big "really big" may be, she gives us an intimate look at the day-to-day life of a globe-trotting physicist,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Downloadable audio books
Audiobooks
Records and correspondence
Correspondence
Named Person: Janna Levin; Janna Levin
Material Type: Audio book, etc., Sound recording, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Janna Levin; Christine Williams; Blackstone Audio, Inc.
ISBN: 9781433229718 1433229714
OCLC Number: 475679917
Notes: Unabridged.
Audio file.
Title from image on Web page (viewed Dec. 8, 2009).
Previously released on compact disc, 2002.
Performer(s): Read by Christine Williams.
Description: 1 online resource (1 sound file)
Other Titles: Diary of a finite time in a finite space
Responsibility: Janna Levin.

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Is the universe infinite or just really big? With this question, the gifted young cosmologist Janna Levin announces the central theme of her intriguing and controversial new book and established herself as one of the most direct and unorthodox voices in contemporary science. As Levin sets out to determine how big "really big" may be, she gives us an intimate look at the day-to-day life of a globe-trotting physicist, complete with jet lag and romantic disturbances. Nimbly synthesizing geometry, topology, chaos, and string theories, Levin shows how the pattern of hot and cold spots left over from the big bang may one day reveal the size and shape of the cosmos.

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