9780300181241

The New Universe and the Human Future; How a Shared Cosmology Could Transform the World

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  • ISBN13:

    9780300181241

  • ISBN10:

    0300181248

  • Format: Trade Paper
  • Copyright: 2012-06-05
  • Publisher: Yale University Press

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Author Biography

Nancy Ellen Abrams is an attorney, philosopher of science, and lecturer. Joel R. Primack is Distinguished Professor of Physics and Astronomy. Both are at the University of California, Santa Cruz.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Introductionp. xi
The New Universep. 1
Size Is Destinyp. 27
We Are Stardustp. 39
Our Place in Timep. 67
This Cosmically Pivotal Momentp. 79
Bringing the Universe Down to Earthp. 99
A New Origin Storyp. 119
Cosmic Society Nowp. 143
Frequently Asked Questionsp. 167
Notesp. 207
Recommendations for Further Readingp. 213
About the Illustrationsp. 223
Indexp. 233
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