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Author Kidger, Mark R. (Mark Richard), 1960-

Title Cosmological enigmas [electronic resource] : pulsars, quasars, & other deep-space questions / Mark Kidger.

Imprint Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, c2007.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description viii, 224 p., [32] p. of plates : ill. (some col.).
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [193]-216) and index.
Contents How are stars born and how do they die? -- How do we know that black holes exist? -- Who is the strangest in the cosmic zoo? -- How far is it to the stars and will we ever be able to travel to them? -- How old is the universe? -- Is anybody there? -- How will the universe end? -- Why is the sky dark at night? -- How do we know that there was a big bang? -- What is there outside the universe?
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Cosmology -- Popular works.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780801884603 (hardcover : acid-free paper)
0801884608 (hardcover : acid-free paper)

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