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- Free Press 2011; US$ 16.00
The Big Bang is all but dead, and we do not yet know what will replace it. Our universe?s ?beginning? is at an end. What does this have to do with us here on Earth? Our lives are about to be dramatically shaken again?as altered as they were with the invention of the clock, the steam engine, the railroad, the radio and the Internet. In The End... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2004; US$ 75.40
In a brilliant flash about fourteen billion years ago, time and matter were born in a single instant of creation. An immensely hot and dense universe began its rapid expansion everywhere, creating space where there was no space and time where there was no time. more...
- Springer 2010; US$ 109.99
This volume represents the first which interfaces with astronomy as the fulcrum of the sciences. It gives full expression to the human passion for the skies. Advancing human civilization has unfolded and matured this passion into the comprehensive science of astronomy. Advancing science's quest for the first principles of existence meets the ontopoietic... more...
- Little, Brown and Company 2001; US$ 9.99
The story of matter and the history of the cosmos from the perspective of a single oxygen atom, told with the insight and wit of one of the most dynamic physicists and writers working today. Through this astonishing work, he manages to stoke wonder at the powers and unlikely events that conspired to create our solar system, our ecosystem, and us. more...
- University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 30.00
Between Copernicus and Galileo is the story of Christoph Clavius, the Jesuit astronomer and teacher whose work helped set the standards by which Galileo's famous claims appeared so radical, and whose teachings guided the intellectual and scientific agenda of the Church in the central years of the Scientific Revolution. Though relatively unknown... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 24.00
In the last few years, scientists have begun to answer some of the most fundamental questions about the origin and early evolution of the universe. This book presents a fresh and engaging introduction to these ideas. Lucid analogies and clear and concise language make this book a delight to read. more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 18.00
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A landmark volume in science writing by one of the great minds of our time, Stephen Hawking?s book explores such profound questions as: How did the universe begin?and what made its start possible? Does time always flow forward? Is the universe unending?or are there boundaries? Are there other dimensions in space? What... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 31.99
Si ripercorre la storia della cosmologia moderna, dal XVIII secolo fino alle pi recenti scoperte (l'opera aggiornata fino alla fine 2010). La cosmologia fa uso di concetti complessi, che vengono spesso fraintesi, o che non vengono compresi del tutto, da chi non specialista del campo. Lo scopo del volume di trattare esaustivamente tali concetti,... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 109.99
Viewed as a flashpoint of the Scientific Revolution, early modern astronomy witnessed a virtual explosion of ideas about the nature and structure of the world. This study explores these theories in a variety of intellectual settings, challenging our view of modern science as a straightforward successor to Aristotelian natural philosophy. It shows how... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2006; US$ 84.99
This book presents the history of how the universe at large became the object of scientific understanding. Starting with the ancient creation myths, it offers an integrated and comprehensive account of cosmology that covers all major events from Aristotle's Earth-centred cosmos to the recent discovery of the accelearting universe. - ;This book... more...