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The Scientific American Book of the Cosmos
By David H. Levy (editor)
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Publisher St Martins Pr
Publication date November 1, 2000
Pages 408
Binding Hardcover
Edition 1
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780312254537
ISBN-10 0312254539
Dimensions 1.50 by 7.75 by 9.75 in.
Weight 2.35 lbs.
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Original list price $29.95
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The nation's foremost scientific journal uses recent research and pioneering new theories to present a compelling portrait of the universe, featuring essays from the groundbreaking cosmologists, writing on the atomic structure of life, and speculations on the existence of extraterrestrial life. 25,000 first printing. (view table of contents)
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Contributors to this volume aim to provide the layperson with the fundamental concepts of cosmology - the science of the origin and structure of the universe. Topics covered include: the Big Bang Theory and the birth and expansion of the universe; the formation of galaxies; the creation of the Milky Way; star death and birth; the cration of the Solar System; the birth of our Sun and a tour of the nine planets; and an exploration of life on earth and the possibility of discovering intelligent extraterrestrial life elsewhere in the universe.

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9780312254537 | details & prices | 408 pages | 7.75 × 9.75 × 1.50 in. | 2.35 lbs | List price $29.95
About: Explores the mysteries of the universe in a collection of essays by some of the world's leading scientists, who address fundamental concepts of cosmology ranging from the Big Bang to the atomic structure of life on Earth

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