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How it began : a time-traveler's guide to the universe / Chris Impey.

By: Impey, Chris.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York ; London : W.W. Norton, c2012Description: xiii, 434 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9780393080025 (hardcover); 0393080021 (hardcover).Subject(s): Cosmology -- Popular works | Space and time -- Popular worksDDC classification:
Contents:
Separated at birth -- Planetary zoo -- Distant worlds -- Stellar nursery -- The edge of darkness -- Island universe -- Cosmic architecture -- Nuclear power -- The growth of galaxies -- Light and life -- Big bang -- White heat -- Something rather than nothing -- Unification and inflation -- Multiverse.
Summary: In this vibrant, eye-opening tour of milestones in the history of our universe, Chris Impey guides us through space and time, leading us from the familiar sights of the night sky to the dazzlingly strange aftermath of the Big Bang.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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