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The Infinite Cosmos: Questions from the frontiers of cosmology (Hardback)
  • The Infinite Cosmos: Questions from the frontiers of cosmology (Hardback)
  • The Infinite Cosmos: Questions from the frontiers of cosmology (Hardback)
  • The Infinite Cosmos: Questions from the frontiers of cosmology (Hardback)
  • The Infinite Cosmos: Questions from the frontiers of cosmology (Hardback)
  • The Infinite Cosmos: Questions from the frontiers of cosmology (Hardback)
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The Infinite Cosmos: Questions from the frontiers of cosmology (Hardback)

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Hardback 256 Pages / Published: 09/02/2006
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From time immemorial, poets and philosophers have looked in awe and wonder at the Universe. Such awe is shared by astrophysicists, too, as they seek to understand its nature, and whether it has any limits. In The Infinite Cosmos, Joseph Silk, Savilian Professor of Astronomy at Oxford University, cosmologist and well-known science writer, brings together the modern understanding of the Universe, its structure, its evolution, and its possible fate, combining the latest from theory and observation. The narrative is peppered with quotations from literature and philosophy, and reflects, too, on the process of scientific discovery, and the implications of our discoveries.

Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780198505105
Number of pages: 256
Weight: 534 g
Dimensions: 242 x 163 x 25 mm


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This book packs so much into a decidedly finite space. Silk covers everything you might hope to find in a book by one of the world's leading cosmologists, and much more besides... Accessible and informative. * Peter Coles, Nature *
This is an outstanding work, suited to readers of all ages and all backgrounds, and is recommended without the slightest hesitation. * Patrick Moore, THES *
accessible and informative * Peter Coles, Nature *

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