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Cosmology Revealed: Living Inside the Cosmic Egg By Anthony Fairall

Cosmology Revealed: Living Inside the Cosmic Egg by Anthony Fairall

Condition - Very Good
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Summary

This book presents a clear explanation of the nature of the universe, including a special color feature incorporated in the book that offers three-dimensional views of the surrounding universe to ever greater depths. The mix of cosmology, large scale structures, anthropic principle, and perspectives on the universe is unique.

Cosmology Revealed: Living Inside the Cosmic Egg Summary

Cosmology Revealed: Living Inside the Cosmic Egg by Anthony Fairall

This book presents a clear explanation of the nature of the universe, including a special color feature incorporated in the book that offers three-dimensional views of the surrounding universe to ever greater depths. It assumes no prior knowledge of astronomy or cosmology and will attract general readers and beginning amateur astronomers. It provides much more on large-scale structures than other popular-level cosmology books. The mix of cosmology, large scale structures, anthropic principle, and perspectives on the universe is unique.

Cosmology Revealed: Living Inside the Cosmic Egg Reviews

From the reviews:

"Cosmology Revealed: Living Inside the Cosmic Egg is the product of a person like us, a planetarium director who takes joy in introducing astronomy to the public. ... The language is clear, concise, and very readable. The illustrations and images contained in each chapter are perfect complements to the text. ... To anyone looking to recommend a good book on cosmology, this is ideal." (Francine Jackson, Planetarian, March, 2007)

Table of Contents

At home in the universe.- Living inside the cosmic egg.- The expanding universe.- The cosmic labyrinth.- Long ago and far away.- Falling for the Great Attractor.- Gravity and Antigravity.- Einstein's universe.- The limits of science.- Living in a special place.- Living in a special time.- Living in a special universe.

Additional information

GOR001969704
9781852333225
1852333227
Cosmology Revealed: Living Inside the Cosmic Egg by Anthony Fairall
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Springer London Ltd
2000-12-21
134
N/A
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This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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