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Instant Egghead Guide: The Universe

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When it's hot as all get out, sometimes even reading takes energy. Go away Wall Street Journal, hello, People magazine. Author J. R. Minkel understands this concept. Instant Egghead Guide: The Universe is full of 60-second tidbits about the universe that don't make you "space out." Minkel has packed this book full of intriguing factoids, perfect for reading on the bus or between subway stops.
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Everything from quarks to galactic superclusters delivered to your eyeballs at the speed of light (any faster would be impossible)

 

Take a tour of the wonder and majesty of the universe, from the smallest subatomic particles to the possibility of infinite universes. According to some prominent physicists, its possible that, right now, someone who looks just like you is reading the back of a book just like this one in a parallel universe. And your double thinks it looks really interesting...

 

Whether you're a fan of Scientific Americans wildly popular 60-Second Science Podcast or just curious about science, youre going to want to dust off your Dads telescope and warm up your particle accelerator after enjoying the same bite-sized knoweldge in The Instant Egghead Guide to the Universe.

Synopsis:

Whether you're a fan of Scientific Americans wildly popular 60-Second Science Podcast or just curious about science, youre going to want to dust off your Dads telescope and warm up your particle accelerator after enjoying the same bite-sized knowledge in The Instant Egghead Guide to the Universe.

Synopsis:

This Instant Egghead guide breaks an overwhelming topic down into bite-sized chunks moving from smallest--quarks--to largest--galactic superclusters--without losing perspective.

About the Author

JR MINKEL is a staff editor at Scientific American.

George Musser is the astronomy editor at Scientific American magazine and author of The Complete Idiots Guide to String Theory.

 

Product Details

ISBN:
9780312386375
Author:
Minkel, J. R.
Publisher:
St. Martin's Griffin
Foreword:
Mirsky, Steve
Author:
Musser
Author:
Minkel, J.R.
Author:
Musser, George
Author:
Alvarez, Ted
Author:
Scientific American
Author:
Scientific American
Author:
Mirsky, Steve
Subject:
Cosmology
Subject:
Astrophysics & Space Science
Subject:
Astronomy - General
Subject:
Astronomy
Subject:
Physics
Subject:
General science
Subject:
Astronomy - Universe
Subject:
Astrophysics
Subject:
Physics-General
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Instant Egghead Guides
Publication Date:
20090731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.5 x 0.545 in

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Product details 240 pages St. Martin's Griffin - English 9780312386375 Reviews:
"Staff Pick" by ,

When it's hot as all get out, sometimes even reading takes energy. Go away Wall Street Journal, hello, People magazine. Author J. R. Minkel understands this concept. Instant Egghead Guide: The Universe is full of 60-second tidbits about the universe that don't make you "space out." Minkel has packed this book full of intriguing factoids, perfect for reading on the bus or between subway stops.

"Synopsis" by ,
Whether you're a fan of Scientific Americans wildly popular 60-Second Science Podcast or just curious about science, youre going to want to dust off your Dads telescope and warm up your particle accelerator after enjoying the same bite-sized knowledge in The Instant Egghead Guide to the Universe.
"Synopsis" by , This Instant Egghead guide breaks an overwhelming topic down into bite-sized chunks moving from smallest--quarks--to largest--galactic superclusters--without losing perspective.
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