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Author Tyson, Neil deGrasse
Title One universe : at home in the cosmos / Neil DeGrasse Tyson, Charles Liu, Robert Irion
Publish Info Washington, D.C. : Joseph Henry Press, 2000

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College of WoosterMiami UOhio Wesleyan UniversityU of Toledo
CWRUMt Vernon NazarOtterbein UniversityWright State
John Carroll UNotre Dame ColU of Akron
Kent State UOhio UU of Cincinnati

LibraryLocationOnline VersionCall Number/Serial HoldingsStatus
College of Wooster WOO Science Oversize   QB981 .T97 2000 AVAILABLE
CWRU Astronomy Stacks   QB981.T97 2000 AVAILABLE
John Carroll U General Collection   QB981 .T97 AVAILABLE
Kent State U MAIN Oversized   q QB981 .T97 2000 AVAILABLE
Miami U SW Depository   QB981 .T97 2000 AVAILABLE
Mt Vernon Nazar   Connect to http://www.nap.edu/catalog/9585.html
Mt Vernon Nazar General Collection   QB981 .T97 2000 AVAILABLE
Notre Dame Col General, 2nd Floor   QB981 .T97 2000 AVAILABLE
Ohio U Alden 7th Floor Oversize   QB981 .T97 2000 AVAILABLE
Ohio U Southern Reference   QB981 NON-CIRC
Ohio Wesleyan University OWU Science Stacks   QB981 .T97 2000 AVAILABLE
Otterbein University OTTERBEIN FOLIO   QB981 .T97 2000 AVAILABLE
U of Akron Bierce Oversize   QB981 .T97 2000 AVAILABLE
U of Cincinnati GEOMATHPHYS Stacks   phys QB981 .T97 2000 AVAILABLE
U of Toledo CARLSON General (4th fl)   QB981 .T97 2000 AVAILABLE
Wright State Kettering College   QB981 .T97 2000 AVAILABLE

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Contents

 Introduction: Our Connection to the Universe1
 Motion: Everything Moves7
  The Expanding Universe9
  Motion Through the Millennia11
  The Universe Goes 'Round25
  Gravity's Hold on the Cosmos34
  Gravity and Light41
  The Eternal Free Fall of Orbits48
  Gravity Rules56
 Matter: The Stuff of the Universe61
  Matter's Many Guises65
  The Scarcity of Matter74
  We Are Stardust81
  The Physics of Dense Matter93
  Too Much Matter104
 Energy: The Power of Cosmic Phenomena109
  Energy Powers the Universe111
  By the Light of a Star120
  Probing Space with Spectra133
  Electromagnetism at Work138
  Sighting the Superenergetic146
  Evidence for Supermassive Black Holes152
 Frontiers: The Limits of Motion, Matter, and Energy157
  Does Matter + Energy = Life?161
  Where Did the Universe Come From?171
  How Small Does Matter Get?179
  The Source of Big Explosions187
  Where Does the Universe Go From Here?192
  What Lies Ahead202
 Progress in Understanding the Cosmos: A Selected Chronology207
 Glossary211
 About the Authors213
 Index214
 Credits218
Descript'n 217 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 31 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Subjects Cosmology
Alt Name Liu, Charles, 1968-
Irion, Robert
LC NO QB981 .T97 2000
Dewey No 523.1 21
OCLC # 42726152
ISBN 0309064880 (alk. paper)
LCCN 99053981

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