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Parting the cosmic veil

Author: Kenneth R Lang
Publisher: New York : Springer, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The discovery of new planets has taken us one step closer to the detection of life outside the Earth, and knowledge of the evolving Universe has been extended back to the beginning of time, pushing the boundaries of knowledge closer to an understanding of the origins and destinies of either the Universe or life. Nevertheless, the ultimate answers to these grand questions still lie hidden behind the Cosmic Veil, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Lang, Kenneth R.
Parting the cosmic veil.
New York : Springer, ©2006
(DLC) 2005937247
(OCoLC)71747064
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth R Lang
ISBN: 9780387333663 0387333665 0387307354 9780387307350
OCLC Number: 262687320
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 229 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents: Cosmic Vision, War and Technology --
Brave New Worlds --
Motion, Content and Form --
The Explosive Universe --
The Fullness of Space --
Epilogue --
Origins and Destinies.
Responsibility: Kenneth R. Lang.
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This book describes our gradual awareness of a vast, previously concealed Universe. This voyage of discovery is presented within universal themes, such as invisibility, motion, content, form,  Read more...

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