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Author Primack, J. R. (Joel R.)

Title The view from the center of the universe : discovering our extraordinary place in the cosmos / Joel R. Primack and Nancy Ellen Abrams.

Publication Info. New York : Riverhead Books, 2006.


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Description 386 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents pt. 1. Cosmological revolutions. Wrapping your mind around the universe -- From the flat Earth to the heavenly spheres -- From the center of the universe to no place special -- The new scientific picture of the universe. What is the universe made of? : the cosmic density pyramid -- What is the center of the universe? : the cosmic spheres of time -- What size is the universe? : the cosmic uroboros -- Where do we come from? : the cosmic Las Vegas -- Are we alone? : the possibility of alien wisdom -- The meaningful universe. Think cosmically, act globally -- Taking our extraordinary place in the cosmos.
Subject Cosmology -- History.
Physics -- Philosophy.
Added Author Abrams, Nancy Ellen, 1949-
Cover Title Discovering our extraordinary place in the cosmos
ISBN 1594489149 (acid-free paper)
9781594489143 (acid-free paper)

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