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The Resource Origins : fourteen billion years of cosmic evolution, Neil deGrasse Tyson and Donald Goldsmith

Origins : fourteen billion years of cosmic evolution, Neil deGrasse Tyson and Donald Goldsmith

Label
Origins : fourteen billion years of cosmic evolution
Title
Origins
Title remainder
fourteen billion years of cosmic evolution
Statement of responsibility
Neil deGrasse Tyson and Donald Goldsmith
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tyson, Neil deGrasse
Dewey number
523.1
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
QB981
LC item number
.T96 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Goldsmith, Donald
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cosmology
  • Evolution
  • Life
Label
Origins : fourteen billion years of cosmic evolution, Neil deGrasse Tyson and Donald Goldsmith
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 323-325) and index
Contents
Preface : A meditation on the origins of science and the science of origins -- Overture : The greatest story ever told -- pt. 1. The origin of the universe. In the beginning -- Antimatter matters -- Let there be light -- Let there be dark -- Let there be more dark -- One universe or many? -- pt. 2. The origin of galaxies and cosmic structure. Discovering galaxies -- The origin of structure -- pt. 3. The origin of the stars. Dust to dust -- The elemental zoo -- pt. 4. The origin of planets. When worlds were young -- Between the planets -- Worlds unnumbered : planets beyond the solar system --pt. 5. The origin of life. Life in the universe -- The origin of life on Earth -- Searching for life in the solar system -- Searching for life in the Milky Way galaxy -- Coda : The search for ourselves in the cosmos
Control code
ocm55495031
Dimensions
cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
345 p., [32] p. of plates
Isbn
9780393059922
Lccn
2004012201
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
(Sirsi) o55495031
Label
Origins : fourteen billion years of cosmic evolution, Neil deGrasse Tyson and Donald Goldsmith
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 323-325) and index
Contents
Preface : A meditation on the origins of science and the science of origins -- Overture : The greatest story ever told -- pt. 1. The origin of the universe. In the beginning -- Antimatter matters -- Let there be light -- Let there be dark -- Let there be more dark -- One universe or many? -- pt. 2. The origin of galaxies and cosmic structure. Discovering galaxies -- The origin of structure -- pt. 3. The origin of the stars. Dust to dust -- The elemental zoo -- pt. 4. The origin of planets. When worlds were young -- Between the planets -- Worlds unnumbered : planets beyond the solar system --pt. 5. The origin of life. Life in the universe -- The origin of life on Earth -- Searching for life in the solar system -- Searching for life in the Milky Way galaxy -- Coda : The search for ourselves in the cosmos
Control code
ocm55495031
Dimensions
cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
345 p., [32] p. of plates
Isbn
9780393059922
Lccn
2004012201
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
(Sirsi) o55495031

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