The runaway universe : the race to find the future of the cosmos / Donald Goldsmith.

Title: 
The runaway universe : the race to find the future of the cosmos / Donald Goldsmith.
Author/Artist: 
Goldsmith, Donald.
Publisher: 
Cambridge, MA : Perseus Publishing, c2000.
Description: 
x, 232 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Format of Material: 
Books
Bib ID: 
78980
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Location: 
Stacks
Call Number: 
QB991.E94G65 2000z
Notes: 
This item was received with the Mark Pendergrast research collection.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 223) and index.
Contents: 
The runaway universe --
Einstein's dilemma --
The discovery of the galaxies --
The expansion of the universe --
The inflationary cosmos --
Dark matter rules --
Supernovae reveal the accelerating universe --
Why stars explode --
The race to find the future of the universe --
Could the cosmological news be wrong? --
The cosmic background radiation --
The birth of galaxies reveals the density of matter --
Gravitational lenses bend the cosmos --
How can we explain the cosmological constant? --
Prospects for resolving the cosmic mysteries.
ISBN: 
0738204293
9780738204291