Barnes, Luke A.
|서명/저자사항||The cosmic revolutionary's handbook : (or: how to beat the big bang) / Luke A. Barnes, Geraint F. Lewis.|
|개인저자||Barnes, Luke A., 1983- |
Lewis, Geraint F.
|발행사항||Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2020.|
|형태사항||x, 278 p. : ill., charts ; 23 cm.|
|서지주기||Includes bibliographical references (p. -274) and index.|
|내용주기||Understanding science -- How dark is the night? -- Run for the hills! -- Going gently into that good night -- An ever-changing universe -- The wood for the trees -- We are (mostly) made of stars -- Ripples in the night sky -- Balls from left-field -- How to do better than the big bang.|
|요약||"Free yourself from cosmological tyranny! Everything started in a big bang? Invisible dark matter? Black holes? Why accept such a weird cosmos? For all those who wonder about this bizarre universe, and those who want to overthrow the big bang, this handbook gives you "just the facts": the observations that have shaped these ideas and theories. While the big bang holds the attention of scientists, it isn't perfect. The authors pull back the curtains, and show how cosmology really works. With this, you will know your enemy; cosmic revolutionary - arm yourself for the scientific arena where ideas must fight for survival! This uniquely framed tour of modern cosmology gives a deeper understanding of the inner workings of this fascinating field. The portrait painted is realistic and raw, not idealized and airbrushed - it is science in all its messy detail, which doesn't pretend to have all the answers"--|
|해제||Provided by publisher.|
|일반주제명||Cosmology --Popular works.|