- By Joseph Silk

A Short History Of The Universe

  • Title: A Short History Of The Universe
  • Author: Joseph Silk
  • ISBN: 9780716750482
  • Page: 298
  • Format: Hardcover
  • A Short History Of The Universe In this work the cosmologist Joseph Silk describes what is currently known about the history and construction of the universe Recent discoveries about fluctuations in cosmic background radiation an

    In this work, the cosmologist, Joseph Silk, describes what is currently known about the history and construction of the universe Recent discoveries about fluctuations in cosmic background radiation and their implications are included, as are some of the great controversies in cosmology.

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    1. While this book is somewhat dated (1995), it does give an excellent survey of cosmology and astrophysics up to that date. A lot has happened since then, but seeing as how Scientific American decided to quit on this great series of books, I don't imagine that there will be an update from the, but Joseph Silk has published numerous scholarly works and two popular books that update the topics covered in this book (The Infinite Cosmos, Oxford University Press, 2006, ISBN 978-0-19-953361-9 and On the [...]

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