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The Scientific American book of the cosmos

Author: David H Levy; Howard Zimmerman; Dinah Dunn; Dwight Jon Zimmerman
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, ©2000.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David H Levy; Howard Zimmerman; Dinah Dunn; Dwight Jon Zimmerman
ISBN: 0312254539 9780312254537 9780965003414 0965003418
OCLC Number: 60685499
Notes: "A Byron Press book.
Description: viii, 403 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface / by D.H. Levy --
Some pieces from history. The heavens declare the glory of God / by A.G. Ingalls --
On the generalized theory of gravitation / by A. Einstein --
What is matter? / by E. Schrödinger --
The birth of the universe. The evolution of the universe / by P.J.E. Peebles ... [et al.] --
The evolution of galaxy clusters / by J.P. Henry, U.G. Briel, H. Böhringer --
The lives of quasars / by G. Cecil, J. Bland-Hawthorn, S. Veilleux --
Edwin Hubble and the expanding universe / by D.E. Osterbrock, J.A. Gwinn, R.S. Brashear --
The big bang and beyond : a century of modern cosmology / by L. Bernstein --
Galaxy formation. Galaxies behind the Milky Way / by R.C. Kraan-Korteweg, O. Lahav --
Colossal galactic explosions / by S. Veilleux, G. Cecil, J. Bland-Hawthorn --
Dark matter in the universe / by V. Rubin --
What's new in the Milky Way / by M.V. Magee --
The Milky Way. How the Milky Way formed / by S. van den Bergh, J.E. Hesser --
Black holes and the information paradox / by L. Susskind --
Collapse and formation of stars / by A.P. Boss --
Accretion disks in interacting binary stars / by J.K. Cannizzo, R.H. Kaitchuck The genesis of the solar system. The origins of the asteroids / by R.P. Binzel, M.A. Barucci, M. Fulchignoni --
The Kuiper belt / by J.X. Luu, D.C. Jewitt --
Migrating planets / by R. Malhotra --
Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 meets Jupiter / by D.H. Levy, E. Shoemaker, C.S. Shoemaker --
On comets / by J.V. Scotti --
Solar system origins / by M. Washburn --
The planetary tour. Mercury : the forgotten planet / by R.M. Nelson --
Global climate change on Venus / by M.A. Bullock, D.H. Grinspoon --
The earth's elements / by R.P. Kirschner --
The evolution of the earth / by C.J. Allègre, S.H. Schneider --
Global climatic change on Mars / by J.S. Kargel, R.G. Strom --
The outer planets ; The outer moons / M. Washburn --
What's new in the solar system / by P. Jedicke Life on earth ... and elsewhere. The structure of hereditary material / by F.H.C. Crick --
Life's far-flung raw materials / by M.P. Bernstein, S.A. Sandford, L.J. Allamandola --
The evolution of life on the earth / by S.J. Gould --
The case for relic life on Mars / by E.K. Gibson ... [et al.] --
Searching for life on other planets / by J. Roger, P. Angel, N.J. Woolf --
The search for extraterrestrial intelligence / by C. Sagan, F. Drake --
Giant planets orbiting faraway stars / by G.W. Marcy, R.P. Butler --
End of the proterozic eon / by A.H. Knoll --
The microverse. The discovery of the top quark / by T.M. Liss, P.L. Tipton --
Quantum philosophy / by J. Horgan --
Atoms, molecules, and the early universe / by A. Scheeline --
Speculation on endings and beginnings. The inflationary universe / by A.H. Guth, P.J. Steinhardt --
The expansion rate and size of the universe / by W.L. Freedman --
The self-reproducing inflationary universe / by A. Linde.
Other Titles: Book of the cosmos
Cosmos
Scientific American.
Responsibility: editor, David H. Levy.
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