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Einstein’s Greatest Blunder?

The Cosmological Constant and Other Fudge Factors in the Physics of the Universe

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$16.00 • £12.95 • €14.50

ISBN 9780674242425

Publication Date: 10/15/1997


248 pages

7 x 8 inches

16 tables, 16 halftones, 31 line illustrations

Questions of Science


  • 1. Alice’s Cosmic Restaurant
  • 2. Gravity, Motion, Light
  • 3. Why Stars Shine
  • 4. Mapping the Milky Way
  • 5. The Discovery of Universal Expansion
  • 6. Looking for the Big Bang
  • 7. Walls of Galaxies, Fingers of God
  • 8. The Elusive Age of the Cosmos
  • 9. An Uncertain Future
  • 10. The Inflationary Theory
  • 11. The Mystery of the Missing Mass
  • 12. In Search of Most of the Universe
  • 13. World Enough and Time
  • 24. Hot Dark Matter, Cold Dark Matter, What’s the Matter
  • Index

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