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Turn right at Orion

Author: Mitchell C Begelman
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Perseus Pub., 2001, ©2000.
Series: Helix book.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author, an astrophysicist, imagines a journey through space based on contemporary scientific knowledge of the cosmos.
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Genre/Form: Popular works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mitchell C Begelman
ISBN: 0738205176 9780738205175 073820207X 9780738202075
OCLC Number: 48385434
Notes: Includes index.
Description: viii, 264 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Contents: Part I Gravity --
1 To the Center of the Milky Way? 18 --
2 En Route 23 --
3 A Ballet 31 --
4 Ground Zero 37 --
Part II Motion --
5 Cannibal 46 --
6 Black Hole with a Mission 51 --
7 SS 433 60 --
Part III Equilibrium --
8 Shangri-La 73 --
9 Soft-Shell Crab 77 --
10 Crab II 81 --
11 Strange Light 86 --
12 Ends of Equilibrium 96 --
Part IV Birth --
13 Orion 106 --
14 By the Back Door 109 --
15 Trapezium 117 --
16 Points of Darkness, Shafts of Light 124 --
17 Dust Storm 133 --
18 Shepherd 143 --
19 Finishing Touches 149 --
20 Virgin Worlds 153 --
Part V Evolution --
21 Blob 163 --
22 Divining the Interior 169 --
23 Nuclear Alchemy 173 --
24 Dumbbell 177 --
25 Leaving Home 186 --
26 Outposts in the Halo 192 --
27 Explosion 196 --
28 Aftermath 203 --
29 Afterthoughts 210 --
Part VI Hierarchy --
30 Really Leaving Home 217 --
31 A City of Galaxies 223 --
32 Brobdingnag 230 --
33 Reprise 235 --
34 On the Brink 241.
Series Title: Helix book.
Responsibility: Mitchell Begelman.
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