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Calculating the Cosmos
Ian Stewart

Classification : Popular Science
Pub Date : Sep 15, 2016
Imprint : Profile Books
Page Extent : 352
Binding : TPB
ISBN : 9781781257180
Price : 599

About the book
Ian Stewart's up-to-the-minute guide to the cosmos moves from the earth and the planets to the galaxy and the universe. He describes how galaxies, stars and planets form, why stars implode, how everything began, and how it's going to end. He considers parallel universes, fine-tuning of the cosmos, whether life on earth will be snuffed out by a comet, and what extra-terrestrial life may be like. He provides crystal clear accounts of gravity, spacetime, relativity and quantum theory, and how they relate to each other.

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Ian Stewart's recent books include (with Terry Pratchett and Jack Cohen) <i>The Science of Discworld</i> IV and (published by Profile) <i>17 Equations that Changed the World</...(+)
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