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Essays on the frontiers of modern astrophysics and cosmology

Mathew, Santhosh, author

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  • Creator Santhosh Mathew
  • Format Books
  • Publication Cham : Springer, [2014]
  • Series
  • Physical Details
    • xxvii, 206 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
  • ISBNs 9783319018867, 3319018868
  • OCLC ocn870335018

Summary

  • This book is a collection of engaging and intriguing essays that describe an intellectual journey from the beginning to the end of universe. It is the product of an ongoing effort to know our place in the universe and share with readers the underpinnings of the magnificent cosmos where we are given a chance to exist only very briefly. The essays incorporate a group of challenging ideas that modern physics and cosmology are struggling to understand, in a unique way that incorporates mythological, religious, and philosophical perspectives.

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents

  • Genesis of Genesis -- Parallel Universes -- Once Upon a Time There Was No Time or Space -- What's the Matter with Anti-matter? -- Playing with Light -- Dark forces in the Universe -- Is This Universe Infinite? -- Holographic Universe : Ultimate Illusion -- Mind Over Matter -- The Spooky World of Quantum Entanglement -- Hadron Collider : Passport to the Universe -- Theory of Everything -- Are We Alone? -- The End of Everything