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Author Eicher, David J., 1961-

Title The new cosmos : answering astronomy's big questions / David J. Eicher, editor-in-chief, Astronomy magazine ; foreword by Alex Filippenko, University of California, Berkeley.

Publication Info. Cambridge, United Kingdom : Cambridge University Press, [2015]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 North Suburban PLD Loves Park Adult Non-Fiction - NSLY-11  520 EIC    AVAILABLE
Description xviii, 279 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-263) and index.
Contents The awakening of astronomy -- How the Sun will die -- The end of life on Earth -- How the Moon formed -- Where has all the water gone? -- Why did Venus turn inside-out? -- Is Pluto a planet? -- Planets everywhere ... -- The Milky Way was barred spiral -- Here come Milkomeda -- The Big Bang's cosmic echo -- How large is the universe? -- The mystery of dark matter -- The bigger mystery of dark energy -- Black holes are ubiquitous -- What is the universe's fate? -- The meaning of life in the universe.
Subject Astronomy.
ISBN 9781107068858 (hardback)
1107068851 (hardback)

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