John Gribbin's book brings together his writings on modern astronomy's biggest themes.
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Book Description Constable Pub., 1998. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. 1st Edition. 6 x 9 x 1 ". 1998 First Edition Hardcover book in the original dust Jacket. BRAND NEW from 1998 publisher; Never opened, Never read, Never marked . Book size: 6" wide x 9" tall x 1" thick; 234 pages . How would the dinosaurs have evolved if they hadn't been wiped out by a giant meteorite 65 million years ago ? . Is most of the universe in the form of mysterious ' dark matter ' that we cannot see ? . How does the sun shine ? . Can mass be spewed into the universe from white holes - like black holes in reverse ? . What do supernovae mean to us ? . In a series of essays collected together for the first time . award-winning science writer John Gribbin look s at these and other questions . that over the past 20 years have helped to shape our ideas about the universe in which we live . Many of the concepts presented here were regarded as off the wall when first put forward . Some . white holes included . remain science fiction rather than science fact . but most have become an established part of present-day earth sciences . astronomy . and cosmology . This is a thoroughly engaging and authoritative look at the most intriguing facets of modern astronomy . " Watching The Universe " . by John Gribbin . published by Constable , London 1998 . First Edition Hard cover book in its original DJ *** Secure packing for Safe Shipping since 1965 *** 6 x 9 x 1 ". Bookseller Inventory # 1364
Book Description Constable, 1998. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. New item. Bookseller Inventory # QX-004-X0-6667006