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The Outcast Genius Who Unmasked the Universe

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$35.00 • £28.95 • €31.50

ISBN 9780674979673

Publication Date: 09/10/2019


368 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

24 photos


  • 1. Noted Young Men of Science
  • 2. Glarus Thrust
  • On the Trail of Zwicky’s Ghost: The Bones of the Earth
  • 3. The Bigger and Better Elephant
  • 4. Quantum Steak and Matrix Salad
  • 5. The Expanding Universe and Tired Light
  • On the Trail of Zwicky’s Ghost: The Skeleton of the Universe
  • 6. New Alliances, New Physics
  • 7. Tilting at Windmills
  • 8. Rocket Man
  • 9. Home Fires
  • 10. Secret Missions, Finding von Braun
  • 11. The March into Space
  • 12. Bridges in Space
  • 13. Domestic Life
  • On the Trail of Zwicky’s Ghost: Did Dark Matter Rattle Its Chains?
  • 14. McCarthy and Sputnik
  • 15. Blue Stars and Quasars
  • 16. Banishment: Even the Old Lion Must Roar
  • 17. Young America Going to Pot
  • 18. Magnificent Desolation
  • On the Trail of Zwicky’s Ghost: Mystery Unsolved
  • 19. A Scientific Individual
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Illustration Credits
  • Index

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