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The Light at the Edge of the Universe: Dispatches from the Front Lines of Cosmology

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Will the universe expand forever? Or will it collapse in a Big Crunch within the next few billion years? If the Big Bang theory is correct in presenting the origins of the universe as a smooth fireball, how did the universe come to contain structures as large as the recently discovered "Great Wall" of galaxies, which stretches hundreds of millions of light years? Such are ...more
Paperback, 336 pages
Published April 23rd 1995 by Princeton University Press (first published May 11th 1993)
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tgrantl
Not too often that a journalist gets a heavy-scientific theme right... Lemonick pulls this one off. It's a bit dated by now, but still a good read.
Joe
Aug 09, 2009 Joe rated it 3 of 5 stars
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Fun read, if you're into relativity, or quantum mechanics.
Jamey
Not bad, but he ain't no Timothy Ferris.
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