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Bang! : the complete history of the universe/ Brian May, Patrick Moore, and Chris Lintott.

May, Brian, 1947- (Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Shelby Co PL - Shelbyville Main Library 523.1 MAY (Text) 78731000499252 Adult Nonfiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780233004808
  • ISBN: 0233004807
  • Physical Description: 143 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations, color portraits ; 20 cm

Content descriptions

General Note: Includes index.
Summary, etc.: Bang! Space, time, matter...the Universe was born 13.7 billion years ago. Infinitely small at first, it expanded more rapidly than anyone can contemplate. Brian May, Patrick Moore and Chris Lintott explain how all this came about, from the moment when time and space came into existence, to the formation of the first stars, galaxies and planets, and to the evolution of human beings able to contemplate our own origins and ultimate destiny. Then on towards that destiny in the infinite future, long after the Earth has been consumed by the Red Giant Sun. The story is told in clear, straight forward terms, in the strict order in which the events happened, and uses no mathematics. Bang! is an amazing story and this newly revised text brings it Bang! up to date. Is it fiction? The authors hope not, since it is based upon lifetimes work by great scientists such as Albert Einstein, Stephen Hawking and hundreds of other brilliant minds.
Subject: Cosmology.
Big bang theory.

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