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The Resource The 4 percent universe : dark matter, dark energy, and the race to discover the rest of reality, Richard Panek

The 4 percent universe : dark matter, dark energy, and the race to discover the rest of reality, Richard Panek

Label
The 4 percent universe : dark matter, dark energy, and the race to discover the rest of reality
Title
The 4 percent universe
Title remainder
dark matter, dark energy, and the race to discover the rest of reality
Statement of responsibility
Richard Panek
Title variation
The four-percent universe
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • In exhilarating and behind-the-scenes detail, Panek takes his readers on a tour of the bitter rivalries and fruitful collaborations, the eureka moments and blind alleys, that have fueled the search, redefined science, and reinvented the universe
  • Science journalist Panek (The Invisible Century) offers an insider's view of the quest for what could be the ultimate revelation: the true substance of the unseen dark matter and energy that makes up some 96% of our universe
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Panek, Richard
Index
index present
LC call number
QB981
LC item number
.P36 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cosmology
  • Physics
  • Astrophysics
Label
The 4 percent universe : dark matter, dark energy, and the race to discover the rest of reality, Richard Panek
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 244-276) and index
Contents
More than meets the eye. Let there be light ; What's out there ; Choosing halos -- Lo and behold. Getting in the game ; Staying in the game ; The game -- The face of the deep. The Flat Universe Society ; Hello, Lambda ; The tooth fairy twice -- Less than meets the eye. The curse of the Bambino ; The Thing ; Must come down
Control code
505420758
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvi, 297 p.
Isbn
9780618982448
Lccn
2010025838
System control number
(OCoLC)505420758
Label
The 4 percent universe : dark matter, dark energy, and the race to discover the rest of reality, Richard Panek
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 244-276) and index
Contents
More than meets the eye. Let there be light ; What's out there ; Choosing halos -- Lo and behold. Getting in the game ; Staying in the game ; The game -- The face of the deep. The Flat Universe Society ; Hello, Lambda ; The tooth fairy twice -- Less than meets the eye. The curse of the Bambino ; The Thing ; Must come down
Control code
505420758
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvi, 297 p.
Isbn
9780618982448
Lccn
2010025838
System control number
(OCoLC)505420758

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