skip to content
The inflationary universe : the quest for a new theory of cosmic origins Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The inflationary universe : the quest for a new theory of cosmic origins

Author: Alan H Guth
Publisher: London : Vintage, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
The classic Big Bang theory describes what happened after the bang. Guth looks at the questions the theory can't answer, such as - if matter can neither be created or destroyed, how could so much matter arise from nothing at all?
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

Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan H Guth
ISBN: 009995950X 9780099959502
OCLC Number: 40807939
Description: xv, 358 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Alan H. Guth ; with a foreword by Alan Lightman.

Abstract:

This classic Big Bang text neatly describes what happened after the bang. When NASA's Cosmic Background Explorer satellite measured the non-uniformities of the cosmic background radiation for the  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"Mind-blowing stuff" * Sunday Times * "[Alan Guth's] remarkably lucid account is set to become a seminal text in cosmology...helping us up the learning curve without ever making recourse to Read more...

 
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/40807939> # The inflationary universe : the quest for a new theory of cosmic origins
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
   library:oclcnum "40807939" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/London> ; # London
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/972479> ; # Inflationary universe
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/20797345#Topic/cosmogonie> ; # Cosmogonie
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/20797345#Topic/uitdijend_heelal> ; # Uitdijend heelal
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/20797345#Topic/kosmologie> ; # Kosmologie
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/20797345#Topic/cosmologie> ; # Cosmologie
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/523.18/e21/> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/20797345#Topic/univers_expansion> ; # Univers--Expansion
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/94765290> ; # Alan H. Guth
   schema:datePublished "1998" ;
   schema:datePublished "1997" ;
   schema:description "The classic Big Bang theory describes what happened after the bang. Guth looks at the questions the theory can't answer, such as - if matter can neither be created or destroyed, how could so much matter arise from nothing at all?"@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/20797345> ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:name "The inflationary universe : the quest for a new theory of cosmic origins"@en ;
   schema:productID "40807939" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/40807939#PublicationEvent/london_vintage_1997> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/20797345#Agent/vintage> ; # Vintage
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780099959502> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/40807939> ;
    .


Related Entities

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

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/20797345#Topic/univers_expansion> # Univers--Expansion
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Univers--Expansion"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/972479> # Inflationary universe
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Inflationary universe"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/94765290> # Alan H. Guth
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Guth" ;
   schema:givenName "Alan H." ;
   schema:name "Alan H. Guth" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780099959502>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "009995950X" ;
   schema:isbn "9780099959502" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

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