9781570752810

The Hidden Heart of the Cosmos: Humanity and the New Story

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  • ISBN13:

    9781570752810

  • ISBN10:

    1570752818

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1999-06-01
  • Publisher: Orbis Books

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Table of Contents

Preface ix
Acknowledgments xi
The Way of Cosmology
1(7)
A Three-Hundred-Thousand-Year Lineage
8(13)
The Whirling Solar System
21(10)
Cosmology and Ecstasy
31(7)
The Sun as the Center
38(7)
Looking Down on the Milky Way
45(10)
The Large-Scale Structure of Space and Time
55(8)
The Story Came to Us
63(4)
Nighttime and Cosmic Rebirth
67(8)
The Place Where the Universe Began
75(5)
A Multiplicity of Centers
80(10)
Where Did the Universe Come From?
90(7)
All-Nourishing Abyss
97(8)
Einstein's Awakening
105(5)
The Center of the Cosmos
110(3)
Index 113

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