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Title:      The Whole Shebang: A State of the Universe Report
Categories:      Astronomy
BookID:      30
Authors:      Timothy Ferris
ISBN-10(13):      9780684838618
Publisher:      Simon & Schuster
Publication date:      1998-07-06
Edition:      Reprint Ed.
Number of pages:      400
Language:      English
Price:      0.00
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From the prizewinning author who has been called "the greatest science writer in the world" comes this delightfully comprehensive and comprehensible report on how science today envisions the universe as a whole.
Timothy Ferris provides a clear, elegantly written overview of current research and a forecast of where cosmological theory is likely to go in the twenty-first century. He explores the questions that have occurred to even casual readers -- who are curious about nature on the largest scales: What does it mean to say that the universe is "expanding," or that space is "curved"? -- and sheds light on the possibility that our universe is only one among many universes, each with its own physical laws and prospects for the emergence of life.

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