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Author Impey, Chris.
Title How it began : a time-traveler's guide to the universe / Chris Impey.
Published New York : W.W. Norton, c2012.
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 Floor4  QB982 .I47 2012    IN LIBRARY
Edition 1st ed.
Description xiii, 434 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. Proximate -- Separated at birth -- Planetary zoo -- Distant worlds -- Stellar nursery -- The edge of darkness -- 2. Remote -- Island universe -- Cosmic architecture -- Nuclear power -- The growth of galaxies -- Light and life -- 3. Alien -- Big bang -- White heat -- Something rather than nothing -- Unification and inflation -- Multiverse.
Summary In this vibrant, eye-opening tour of milestones in the history of our universe, Chris Impey guides us through space and time, leading us from the familiar sights of the night sky to the dazzlingly strange aftermath of the Big Bang.
Subject Cosmology -- Popular works.
Space and time -- Popular works.
ISBN 9780393080025 (hardcover)
0393080021 (hardcover)
OCLC number 738350049