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Big bang : the most important scientific discovery of all time and why you need to know about it

Author: Simon Singh
Publisher: London : Fourth Estate, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book tells the story of the many brilliant, often eccentric scientists who fought against the establishment idea of an eternal and unchanging cosmos. From such early Greek cosmologists as Anaximander to recent satellite measurements taken deep in space, Big Bang is a narrative full of anecdotes and personal histories. Simon Singh tells the centuries-long story of mankind's attempt to understand how the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Popular works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Singh
ISBN: 0007152515 9780007152513
OCLC Number: 56647855
Description: 532 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Simon Singh.
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The author of 'FERMAT'S LAST THEOREM' and 'THE CODE BOOK' tells the story of the brilliant minds that deciphered the mysteries of the Big Bang.  Read more...

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