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              At the Edge of Time: Exploring the Mysteries of Our Universe's First Seconds

              At the Edge of Time: Exploring the Mysteries of Our Universe's First Seconds (Hardback)

              By Hooper, Dan

              • RRP: $64.99
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              Taking readers into the remarkable world of cosmology, Hooper describes many of the extraordinary and perplexing questions that scientists are asking about the origin and nature of the world.

              ISBN 9780691183565
              Released AU 15 Oct 2019
              Publisher Princeton University Pre
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Science Essentials
              Language (English)
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              At the Edge of Time: Exploring the Mysteries of Our Universe's First Seconds
               

              At the Edge of Time: Exploring the Mysteries of Our Universe's First Seconds (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Hooper, Dan

              • RRP: $32.99
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              • Pub Date
                6 Apr 21

              A new look at the first few seconds after the Big Bang--and how research into these moments continues to revolutionize our understanding of our universe Scientists in the past few decades have made crucial discoveries about how our cosmos evolved over the past 13.8 billion years.... But there remains a critical gap in our knowledge: we still know very little about what happened in the first seconds after the Big Bang. At the Edge of Time focuses on what we have recently learned and are still striving to understand about this most essential and mysterious period of time at the beginning of cosmic history. Taking readers into the remarkable world of cosmology, Dan Hooper describes many of the extraordinary and perplexing questions that scientists are asking about the origin and nature of our world. Hooper examines how we are using the Large Hadron Collider and other experiments to re-create the conditions of the Big Bang and test promising theories for how and why our universe came to contain so much matter and so little antimatter. We may be poised to finally discover how dark matter was formed during our universe's first moments, and, with new telescopes, we are also lifting the veil on the era of cosmic inflation, which led to the creation of our world as we know it. Wrestling with the mysteries surrounding the initial moments that followed the Big Bang, At the Edge of Time presents an accessible investigation of our universe and its origin.
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              ISBN 9780691206424
              Released AU 6 Apr 2021
              Publisher Princeton University Pre
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Science Essentials
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              Dark Cosmos: In Search of Our Universe's Missing Mass and Energy
               

              Dark Cosmos: In Search of Our Universe's Missing Mass and Energy (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Hooper, Dan

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              Everyone knows that there are things no one can see, for example, the air you're breathing or a black hole, to be more exotic. But not everyone knows that what we can see makes up only 5 percent of the Universe. The rest is totally invisible to us. The invisible stuff comes in tw...o varieties--dark matter and dark energy. One holds the Universe together while the other tears it apart. What these forces really are has been a mystery for as long as anyone has suspected they were there, but the latest discoveries of experimental physics have brought us closer to that knowledge. Particle physicist Dan Hooper takes his readers, with wit, grace, and a keen knack for explaining the toughest ideas science has to offer, on a quest few would ever have expected: to discover what makes up our dark cosmos.
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              ISBN 9780061130335
              Released AU 30 Oct 2007
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
              Interest Age General Audience
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