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Author Randall, Lisa, author.

Title Dark matter and the dinosaurs [sound recording] : the astounding interconnectedness of the universe / Lisa Randall.

Publication Info. [Ashland, Oregon.] : Blackstone Audio ; [New York] : Harper Audio, [2015]
phonogram 2015


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Mokena Community PL Audio Visual - MKBB-1  CD RANDALL L    AVAILABLE
Edition Unabridged.
Description 10 CDs (12 hr., 30 min.) : digital ; 12 cm + 1 CD-ROM
spoken word spw rdacontent
audio s rdamedia
audio disc sd rdacarrier
digital optical.
audio file CD audio.
data file PDF.
Note Blackstone Audio: Zbn8m.
Performer Read by Carrington MacDuffie.
Summary In this brilliant exploration of our cosmic environment, renowned particle physicist and bestselling author of Warped Passages and Knocking on Heaven's Door, Lisa Randall uses her research into dark matter to illuminate the startling connections between the furthest reaches of space and life here on Earth. Sixty-six million years ago, an object the size of a city descended from space to crash into Earth, creating a devastating cataclysm that killed off the dinosaurs, along with three-quarters of the other species on the planet. What was its origin? In Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs, Lisa Randall proposes it was a comet that was dislodged from its orbit as the solar system passed through a disk of dark matter embedded in the Milky Way. In a sense, it might have been dark matter that killed the dinosaurs. Working through the background and consequences of this proposal, Randall shares with us the latest findings-established and speculative-regarding the nature and role of dark matter and the origin of the universe, our galaxy, our solar system, and life, along with the process by which scientists explore new concepts. In Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs, Randall tells a breathtaking story that weaves together the history of the cosmos and our own history, illuminating the deep relationships that are critical to our world and the astonishing beauty inherent in the most familiar things.
Subject Dark matter (Astronomy)
Genre/Form Audiobooks.
Added Author MacDuffie, Carrington, 1958- narrator.
ISBN 9781504645195
Music No. ZPbn8m Blackstone Audio
Zbn8m Blackstone Audio

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