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Stardust : supernovae and life-- the cosmic connection

Author: John Gribbin; Mary Gribbin
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Focusing on the relationship between the universe and the Earth and presenting a history of the scientific study of astronomy, the authors discuss the idea that "we are made of stardust--and so is all life as we know it."--Jacket.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Gribbin; Mary Gribbin
ISBN: 0300084196 9780300084191 0300090978 9780300090970
OCLC Number: 43701624
Description: xviii, 238 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: 1. Life and the universe --
2. Life as we know it --
3. The stars are suns --
4. Inside the stars --
5. Cycles and chains in stars --
6. Big bang cookery --
7. Burbidge, Burbidge, Fowler, and Hoyle --
8. The superstar connection --
9. Sowing the seed.
Responsibility: John Gribbin with Mary Gribbin.

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Focusing on the relationship between the universe and the Earth and presenting a history of the scientific study of astronomy, the authors discuss the idea that "we are made of stardust--and so is all life as we know it."--Jacket.

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