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Heuvel, Edward van den

The Amazing Unity of the Universe

Heuvel, Edward van den - The Amazing Unity of the Universe, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Our Strange Universe
Edward van den Heuvel

2. The Sun’s Backyard: Our Solar System
Edward van den Heuvel

3. How Distant Are the Stars?
Edward van den Heuvel

4. The Discovery of the Structure of Our Milky Way Galaxy
Edward van den Heuvel

5. The Chemical Composition of the Sun and Stars
Edward van den Heuvel

6. Other Galaxies and the Discovery of the Expansion of the Universe
Edward van den Heuvel

7. Gravity According to Galilei, Newton, Einstein and Mach
Edward van den Heuvel

8. Einstein, de Sitter, Friedmann, Lemaître and the Evolution of the Universe
Edward van den Heuvel

9. The Big Bang as Origin of the Universe
Edward van den Heuvel

10. The Origin of the Matter in the Universe
Edward van den Heuvel

11. We Are Made of Stardust; Timescales of the Universe and of Life
Edward van den Heuvel

12. Is the Universe Open, Closed or Flat? The Horizon Problem, the Flatness Problem and Inflation
Edward van den Heuvel

13. Dark Matter and Dark Energy: Our Strange Universe
Edward van den Heuvel

14. Ripples in the Cosmic Microwave Background Radiation
Edward van den Heuvel

15. Time in the Universe
Edward van den Heuvel

16. From Universe to Multiverse
Edward van den Heuvel

17. Intelligent Life Elsewhere in the Universe
Edward van den Heuvel

18. Epilogue
Edward van den Heuvel

Keywords: Physics, Cosmology, Popular Science in Astronomy, Extraterrestrial Physics, Space Sciences

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2016
Language
en
Edition
2nd ed. 2016
Series
Astronomers' Universe
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319235431
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-23542-4

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