|Bibliography, etc. Note:
|| Includes bibliographical references (p. -325) and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:
|| Creation myths -- The Greeks -- The sun, the church, and the new astronomy -- The pious heretic -- The triumph of reason -- The world is an intricate machine -- Of things fast -- Of things small -- Inventing universes -- Beginnings -- Epilogue: Dancing with the universe.
|| Surveying scientists' and philosophers' ideas about the universe over the past twenty-five centuries, a prominent physicist plumbs the relationship between science and mythology, showing how recent theories of the universe's origin recall ancient creation myths.
|Source of Description Note:
|| Description based on print version record.