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The first three minutes : a modern view of the origin of the universe

Author: Steven Weinberg
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Updated edView all editions and formats
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This classic of contemporary science writing by a Nobel Prize-winning physicist explains to general readers what happened when the universe began, and how we know.

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Genre/Form: Einführung
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Weinberg
ISBN: 0465024351 9780465024353 046502436X 9780465024360 0465024378 9780465024377
OCLC Number: 635634788
Notes: Andere Ausgabe: <> first three minutes.
Description: XI, 203 Seiten : Illustrationen
Contents: * Introduction: The Giant and the Cow * The Expansion of the Universe * The Cosmic Microwave Radiation Background * Recipe for a Hot Universe * The First Three Minutes * A Historical Diversion * The First One-Hundredth Second * Epilogue: The Project Ahead * Tables * Properties of Some Elementary Particles * Properties of Some Kinds of Radiation * Glossary * Mathematical Supplement * Afterword: Cosmology Since 1977
Responsibility: Steven Weinberg.

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"Weinberg builds such a convincing case...that one comes away from his book feeling not only that the idea of an original cosmic explosion is not crazy but that any other theory appears Read more...

 
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