John Gribbin

In Search Of The Big Bang: Quantum Physics and Cosmology

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Author John Gribbin
Publisher Bantam Books
Copyright Holder John and Mary Gribbin
Illustrator Neil Hyslop
Date
Copyright
Identifying Codes
Library of Congress Classification Number QB991.B54G75 1986
Dewey Decimal Classification Number 523.1'8
Library of Congress Call Number 85-48112
ISBN 10 0-553-34258-4
Price US $9.95
Price Canada $11.95
Impression/Printing No. 0 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1
Format Soft cover
Publication Location United States and Canada
Genre
Page Count 413 pages
Language English
Dimensions
(H × W × D)
Chapters Acknowledgement / vi
Prolog: The Metaphysical Universe / xiii
PART ONE - EINSTEIN'S UNIVERSE
Chapter One: The Realm Of The Nebulae / 3
Chapter Two: How Far Is Up? / 19
Chapter Three: The Expanding Universe / 56
Interlude One: The Philosopher's Universe / 93
PART TWO - THE BIG BANG
Chapter Four: The Cosmic Egg / 119
Chapter Five: Two Keys To The Universe / 159
Chapter Six: The Standard Model / 195
Interlude Two: Quantum Physics / 214
PART THREE: . . . AND BEFORE
Chapter Seven: Particles And Fields / 251
Chapter Eight: In Search Of Superforce / 291
Chapter Nine: The Very Early Universe / 332
Chapter Ten: The Moment Of Creation / 366
Bibliography / 393
Index / 403
Notes No barcode
Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data
Gribbin, John R.
In search of the big bang.

Bibliography: pg. 393
Includes index.
1. Big bang theory. 2. Cosmology. 3. Particles (Nuclear physics) 4. Quantum theory. I. Title

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