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Journeys to the ends of the universe : a guided tour of the beginnings and endings of planets, stars, galaxies, and the universe

Author: C R Kitchin
Publisher: Bristol ; Philadelphia : Hilger, ©1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a tour through the universe from the big bang onward. This book explores the limits of knowledge where scientific fact merges with the wilder speculations of science fiction. It provides  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Einführung
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: C R Kitchin
ISBN: 075030037X 9780750300377
OCLC Number: 21599576
Description: ix, 198 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: An inflated idea of ourselves. Strings to tie a Universe together. Phoenix rising. The nearest star. A study in contrasts. Thar she blows! The hottest spots in the Universe. Cosmic dustbins. To the hub! The enigma machines. She was the Universe. Bibliography. Index.
Responsibility: C.R. Kitchin.
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"This book takes the reader on a guided tour of the new and exciting concepts which are now shaping our view of the Cosmos." Spaceflight, Dec 1990 "This book is one of the best accounts of modern Read more...

 
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