skip to content
Cosmic countdown : what astronomers have learned about the life of the universe Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Cosmic countdown : what astronomers have learned about the life of the universe

Author: Francine Jacobs; Robert Jastrow
Publisher: New York : M. Evans, ©1983.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English
Summary:
Examines the new discoveries and revolutionary ideas that have transformed the ancient study of the stars into the complex science of astronomy. Also discusses theories about the beginning of the universe and what is likely to happen to it in the future.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Francine Jacobs; Robert Jastrow
ISBN: 0871314045 9780871314048
OCLC Number: 9392348
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 160 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Responsibility: by Francine Jacobs ; foreword by Dr. Jastrow ; based on works by Robert Jastrow.

Abstract:

Examines the new discoveries and revolutionary ideas that have transformed the ancient study of the stars into the complex science of astronomy. Also discusses theories about the beginning of the universe and what is likely to happen to it in the future.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/9392348> # Cosmic countdown : what astronomers have learned about the life of the universe
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
   library:oclcnum "9392348" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/819673> ; # Astronomy
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/523/e19/> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/43080298#Topic/cosmology> ; # Cosmology
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/43080298#Topic/astronomy> ; # Astronomy
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/880600> ; # Cosmology
   schema:audience <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/9392348#Audience> ;
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/108470238> ; # Robert Jastrow
   schema:copyrightYear "1983" ;
   schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/61792858> ; # Francine Jacobs
   schema:datePublished "1983" ;
   schema:description "Examines the new discoveries and revolutionary ideas that have transformed the ancient study of the stars into the complex science of astronomy. Also discusses theories about the beginning of the universe and what is likely to happen to it in the future."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/43080298> ;
   schema:genre "Juvenile works"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:name "Cosmic countdown : what astronomers have learned about the life of the universe"@en ;
   schema:productID "9392348" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/9392348#PublicationEvent/new_york_m_evans_1983> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/43080298#Agent/m_evans> ; # M. Evans
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780871314048> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/9392348> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/819673> # Astronomy
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Astronomy"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/880600> # Cosmology
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Cosmology"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/108470238> # Robert Jastrow
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1925" ;
   schema:deathDate "2008" ;
   schema:familyName "Jastrow" ;
   schema:givenName "Robert" ;
   schema:name "Robert Jastrow" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/61792858> # Francine Jacobs
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Jacobs" ;
   schema:givenName "Francine" ;
   schema:name "Francine Jacobs" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780871314048>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0871314045" ;
   schema:isbn "9780871314048" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/9392348>
    a genont:InformationResource, genont:ContentTypeGenericResource ;
   schema:about <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/9392348> ; # Cosmic countdown : what astronomers have learned about the life of the universe
   schema:dateModified "2018-11-08" ;
   void:inDataset <http://purl.oclc.org/dataset/WorldCat> ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.