Atom : a single oxygen atom's odyssey from the big bang to life on earth-- and beyond (Book, 2002) [WorldCat.org]
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Atom : a single oxygen atom's odyssey from the big bang to life on earth-- and beyond

Author: Lawrence Maxwell Krauss
Publisher: Boston : Back Bay Books/Little Brown & Co., 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Back Bay paperback edView all editions and formats
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Traces the history of the atom from the Earth's beginnings to the present, describing how it has formed every aspect of life on Earth.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence Maxwell Krauss
ISBN: 0316183091 9780316183093 0316499463 9780316499460
OCLC Number: 49788957
Notes: "Originally published in hardcover by Little, Brown, April 2001."
Description: xii, 305 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: The city on the edge of forever --
pt. 1. Divine wind. The universe in an atom --
The right stuff --
Time's arrow --
Nature of nurture? --
Ten minutes to die --
One hundred million years of solitude --
Things that went bump in the night --
pt. 2. Voyage. First light --
A pretty big bang --
The galaxy strikes back --
Fire and ice --
Cooking with gas --
The dangerous energy game --
The wonder years --
pt. 3. Return. A snowball in hell, humans, and other catastrophes --
The best of times, the worst of times --
Through a glass darkly --
Ashes to ashes --
Dust to dust.
Responsibility: Lawrence M. Krauss.

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Traces the history of the atom from the Earth's beginnings to the present, describing how it has formed every aspect of life on Earth.

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