Essays on the frontiers of modern astrophysics and cosmology / Santhosh Mathew.

Author
Mathew, Santhosh [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Cham : Springer, 2014.
Description
1 online resource (xxvii, 206 pages) : illustrations (some color).

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Subject(s)
Series
  • Springer-Praxis books in popular astronomy. [More in this series]
  • Springer-Praxis Books in popular astronomy
Summary note
This book is a collection of engaging and intriguing essays that describe an intellectual journey from the beginning to the end of universe. It is the product of an ongoing effort to know our place in the universe and share with readers the underpinnings of the magnificent cosmos where we are given a chance to exist only very briefly. The essays incorporate a group of challenging ideas that modern physics and cosmology are struggling to understand, in a unique way that incorporates mythological, religious, and philosophical perspectives.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Source of description
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed November 11, 2013).
Contents
Genesis of Genesis -- Parallel Universes -- Once Upon a Time There Was No Time or Space -- What's the Matter with Anti-matter? -- Playing with Light -- Dark forces in the Universe -- Is This Universe Infinite? -- Holographic Universe : Ultimate Illusion -- Mind Over Matter -- The Spooky World of Quantum Entanglement -- Hadron Collider : Passport to the Universe -- Theory of Everything -- Are We Alone? -- The End of Everything.
ISBN
  • 9783319018874 (electronic bk.)
  • 3319018876 (electronic bk.)
OCLC
865576933
Doi
  • 10.1007/978-3-319-01887-4
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