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Barcode31662000964049
LocationWinamac
TitleEinstein's telescope : the hunt for dark matter and dark energy in the universe / Evalyn Gates. 1st ed. Ed
AuthorGates, Evalyn.
Call No523.1 GAT
CollectionAdult 500-599
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International Standard Book Number 0393062384 (hardcover) : $25.95
International Standard Book Number 9780393062380 (hardcover) : $25.95
Dewey Decimal Classification Number 523.1/126 22
Personal Name Gates, Evalyn.
Title Statement Einstein's telescope : the hunt for dark matter and dark energy in the universe / Evalyn Gates.
Edition Statement 1st ed.
Imprint New York : W.W. Norton & Co., c2009.
Physical Description xiv, 305 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), charts ; 25 cm.
Bibliography, Etc. Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [271]-289) and index.
Formatted Contents Note What is the universe made of? -- A revolution in space and time -- A cosmic expansion -- Einstein's telescope -- Machos and wimps -- Black holes and planets -- Weighing the universe -- Cold dark matter -- Tracing the invisible: and finding dark matter -- An accelerating universe -- The imprint of dark energy on the cosmic web -- Gravity waves.
Citation/References Note LJ 02/15/09, BL 12/01/08, KK 11/01/08, PW 10/13/08
Summary, Etc. Evalyn Gates transports us to the edge of science to explore the tool that unlocks the secrets of dark matter and dark energy. Based on the theory of general relativity, gravitational lensing, or 'Einstein's Telescope', is enabling discoveries that are taking us towards the next revolution in scientific thinking--one that may change our understanding of where the Universe came from and where it is going.
Subject-Personal Name Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955 Influence.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Dark energy (Astronomy)
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Dark matter (Astronomy)
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Gravitational waves.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Relativity (Physics)
Location Winamac 523.1 GAT 31662000964049 $25.95usd

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