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Turn right at Orion : travels through the cosmos

Author: Mitchell C Begelman
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, 2008.
Series: Helix book.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Turn Right at Orion is the account of an epic astronomical journey, discovered sixty million years in Earth's future-the product of one man's amazing, revelatory, and occasionally perilous space odys."
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Begelman, Mitchell.
Turn Right At Orion.
New York : Basic Books, ©2008
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mitchell C Begelman
ISBN: 9780465012169 0465012167
OCLC Number: 784885616
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (277 pages) : map.
Contents: Introduction; Translator's Note; Prologue; Part I: Gravity; 1 To the Center of the Milky Way?; 2 En Route; 3 A Ballet; 4 Ground Zero; Part II: Motion; 5 The Cannibal; 6 Black Hole with a Mission; 7 SS 433; Part III: Equilibrium; 8 Shangri-La; 9 The Soft-Shell Crab; 10 Crab II; 11 Strange Light; 12 The Ends of Equilibrium; Part IV: Birth; 13 Orion; 14 By the Black Door; 15 Trapezium; 16 Points of Darkness, Shafts of Light; 17 The Dust Storm; 18 The Shepherd; 19 Finishing Touches; 20 Virgin Worlds; Part V: Evolution; 21 The Blob; 22 Divining the Interior; 23 Nuclear Alchemy. 24 The Dumbbell25 Leaving Home; 26 Outposts in the Halo; 27 The Explosion; 28 Aftermath; 29 Afterthoughts; Part VI: Hierarchy; 30 Really Leaving Home; 31 A City of Galaxies; 32 Brobdingnag; 33 Reprise; 34 On the Brink; Acknowledgments; Glossary; Index.
Series Title: Helix book.
Responsibility: Mitchell Begelman.

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"Turn Right at Orion is the account of an epic astronomical journey, discovered sixty million years in Earth's future-the product of one man's amazing, revelatory, and occasionally perilous space odys."

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