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Author Gribbin, John, 1946- author.

Title 13.8 : the quest to find the true age of the universe and the theory of everything / John Gribbin.

Publication Info. New Haven : Yale University Press, 2016.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    523.12 GRI    Available
Description xiii, 242 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm.
text txt rdacontent.
unmediated n rdamedia.
volume nc rdacarrier.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-234) and index.
Contents Prologue. Taking the temperature of the universe -- How do we know the ages of stars? Prehistory: spectra and the nature of stars -- At the heart of the sun -- Making "metals" -- The ages of stars -- How do we know the age of the universe? Prehistory: galaxies and the universe at large -- The discovery of the expanding universe -- Sizing up the cosmic soufflé -- Surveys and satellites.
Subject Cosmochronology.
Space and time.
Relativity (Physics).
Quantum theory.
Added Title Thirteen point eight
Thirteen, eight
Quest to find the true age of the universe and the theory of everything.
ISBN 9780300218275

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