9780762436224

A Brief History of the Universe

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  • ISBN13:

    9780762436224

  • ISBN10:

    0762436220

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/2/2010
  • Publisher: Perseus Books Group
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Summary

Since the dawn of time, men have gazed at the stars and attempted to chart the heavens. Beginning at Stonehenge and ending with the current crisis in String Theory, the story of this eternal question to uncover the mysteries of the universe describes a narrative that includes some of the greatest discoveries of all time and leading personalities, including Aristotle, Copernicus, and Isaac Newton, and the rise to the modern era of Einstein, Eddington, and Hawking.

Author Biography

J.P. McEvoy was a physicist, teaching Solid State Physics at Clarks University, Massachusetts, and then became a professor for physics at the American School in London. He is the author of Eclipse and Intro Quantum Theory.

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