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How the universe got its spots : diary of a finite time in a finite space / Janna Levin.

Levin, Janna. (Author).
Book Book (2003.)
Description: x, 225 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Publisher: New York : Anchor Books, 2003.
1 of 1 copy available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
1 of 1 copy available at Winthrop. (Show preferred library)
1 current hold with 1 total copy.
Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Winthrop Adult Nonfiction 523.1 Lev 2003 (Text to Phone) Available -

  • ISBN: 1400032725 (trade paper)
  • ISBN: 9781400032723 (trade paper)
  • Edition: 1st Anchor Books ed.
General Note:
Originally published: London : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, c2002.
Bibliography, etc.:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Is the universe infinite or is it just really big? -- Infinity -- Newton, 300 years, and Einstein -- Special relativity -- General relativity -- Quantum chance and choice -- Death and black holes -- Life and the big bang -- Beyond Einstein -- Adventures in Flatland and hyperspace -- Topology: links, locks, loops -- Through the looking glass -- Wonderland in 3D -- Mirrors in the sky -- How the universe got its spots -- The ultimate prediction -- Scars of creation -- The shape of things to come.
Citation: Levin, Janna. "How the universe got its spots : diary of a finite time in a finite space." New York : Anchor Books, 2003.

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