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Author Sciama, D. W. (Dennis William), 1926- author.

Title The unity of the universe / by D.W. Sciama ; with diagrams by Joan Wedge.

Publication Info. Garden City, NY : Doubleday, [1959]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Highland CC Stacks - HCCY-13  QB981 .S392    AVAILABLE
Edition First edition.
Description 228 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series A Doubleday anchor book ; A247
Doubleday anchor book ; A247.
Note Includes index.
Contents pt. I. The universe in observation. The size of the solar system -- The distance to the stars -- The milky Way -- External galaxies -- The expanding universe -- pt. II. The universe in theory. Olbers' paradox -- Mach's principle -- The principle of equivalence -- The origin of inertia -- The clock paradox -- The general theory of relativity -- The history of the universe -- The uniqueness of the universe -- The formation of galaxies -- The formation of the elements -- Epilogue: The unity and the uniqueness of the universe.
Subject Cosmology.
Other Form: Online version: Sciama, D.W. (Dennis William), 1926- Unity of the universe. [1st ed.]. Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, 1959 (OCoLC)763275414

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