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The First Three Minutes: A Modern View of the Origin of the Universe

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This classic of contemporary science writing by a Nobel Prize-winning physicist explains to general readers what happened when the universe began, and how we know.

Book News Annotation:

**** A reprint of the very popular Basic Books original of 1977, with a substantial new afterword by Weinberg: "Cosmology Since 1977." Cited in BCL3.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

Now featuring a major new epilogue that brings the story up to date, this classic work by a Nobel Prize-winning physicist is "science writing at its best" (New York Review of Books). Translated in 18 languages.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 192-195) and index.

About the Author

Steven Weinberg won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1979. He is the Josey Regental Professor of Science at the University of Texas in Austin and the author of many books, most recently Dreams of a Final Theory.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780465024377
Author:
Weinberg, Steven
Author:
Weinberg
Publisher:
Basic Books (AZ)
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Science
Subject:
Physics
Subject:
Cosmology
Subject:
Astronomy - Universe
Subject:
General science
Subject:
Astronomy - General
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
50
Publication Date:
19930831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
8 x 5.31 in 8.5 oz

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