John Gribbin and Martin Rees

Cosmic Coincidences: Dark Matter, Mankind, and Anthropic Cosmology

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Author John Gribbin and Martin Rees
Publisher Bantam Books
Imprint Bantam New Age Books
Copyright Holder John Gribbin and Martin Rees
Cover Art by Geoffrey McCormack
Book Design by Kathryn Parise
Copyright Holder (Cover/Jacket Art) Geoffrey McCormack
About/Subject Dark Matter
About/Subject Cosmology
About/Subject Quantum mechanics
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Identifying Codes
UPC 9 780553 347401
UPC 5 50995
ISBN 0-553-34740-3
Price US $9.95
Price Canada $12.95
Printer's Key FG 0 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1
Format Trade Paperback
Publication Location United States
Genre
Page Count 302 pages
Language English
Chapters INTRODUCTION: Why Are We Here? xi

PART ONE:
Cosmic Coincidences. 1
..ONE: How Special Is The Universe? . . . 3
..TWO: The Geography Of The Universe 30
..THREE: Kinds Of Dark Matter . . . . . . . 63

PART TWO:
The Stuff Of The Universe . . . . . . . . . . 101
..FOUR: The Particle Zoo . . . . . . . . . . 103
..FIVE: Halo Stuff . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 132
..SIX: Core Stuff . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 152
..SEVEN: Cosmic String . . . . . . . . . . . . 175
..EIGHT: Gravity's Telescopes . . . . . . . 202
..NINE: The Lyman Forest . . . . . . . . . . 223

PART THREE:
The Bespoke Universe . . . . . . . . . . . . 239
..TEN: Tailor-made For Man? . . . . . . 241
..ELEVEN: Or Off The Peg? . . . . . . . . 270

FURTHER READING . . . . . . . . . . . . . 293
Notes LIBRARY OF CONGRESS CATALOGING-IN-PUBLICATION DATA
Gribbin, John R.
Cosmic coincidences.

Bibliography: p.
1. Cosmology. 2. Astrophysics. I. Rees, Martin. II. Dark matter, mankind, and anthropic cosmology. III. Title.

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