Understanding the Evolution of the Universe

eBook - 2015
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Bridging astronomy and physics, cosmology seeks to examine the nature of the universe as a whole. Scientific investigation of cosmology began in ancient times and progressed rapidly after the Scientific Revolution, which produced the discovery of gravity and the heliocentric model of Copernicus. This volume examines the historical developments in the field of cosmology, the evidence supporting the Big Bang theory, and the future implications of dark matter and an expanding universe. Readers will also be introduced to the various thinkers who helped advance study of this endlessly fascinating field.
Publisher: [United States] : Britannica Digital Learning : Made available through hoopla, 2015
ISBN: 9781622754137
Branch Call Number: eBook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: Saxena, Shalini
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