The Edge of the Sky

The Edge of the Sky

All You Need to Know About the All-there-is

Book - 2014
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From the big bang to black holes, from dark matter to dark energy, from the origins of the universe to its ultimate destiny, The Edge of the Sky tells the story of the most important discoveries and mysteries in modern cosmology--with a twist. The book's lexicon is limited to the thousand most common words in the English language, excluding physics, energy, galaxy, or even universe. Through the eyes of a fictional scientist (Student-People) hunting for dark matter with one of the biggest telescopes (Big-Seers) on Earth (Home-World), cosmologist Roberto Trotta explores the most important ideas about our universe (All-there-is) in language simple enough for anyone to understand.
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, [2014]
ISBN: 9780465044719
0465044719
Branch Call Number: 520 TROTTA
Characteristics: xvii, 85 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm

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