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How the Universe Got Its Spots

Diary of a Finite Time in a Finite Space

by Janna Levin

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  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Anchor .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Levin, Janna,
  • Science,
  • United States,
  • Astronomy - Universe,
  • Science / Cosmology,
  • Cosmology,
  • Correspondence,
  • Mathematicians

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8362739M
    ISBN 101400032725
    ISBN 109781400032723
    OCLC/WorldCa50730755

    The universe displays a three-dimensional pattern of hot and cold spots in the radiation remnant from the big bang. The global geometry of the universe can be revealed in the spatial distribution of these spots. In a topologically compact universe, distinctive patterns are especially prominent in spatial correlations of the radiation temperature. How the Universe Got Its Spots Book Summary: A physicist describes what we know about the shape, extent, origins, and evolution of the universe, the complexities of space and time, and the secrets of black holes, time warps, and other phenomena.

      Is the Universe Infinite or Just Really Big? Chaos and String Theories () The Film Archives. Levin is the author of the popular science book How the Universe Got Its Spots: diary of a. She does so with such originality, lucidity—and even poetry—that How the Universe Got Its Spots becomes a thrilling and deeply personal communication between a scientist and the lay reader. 豆瓣成员常用的标签(共5个) .

      Universe as Doughnut: New Data, New Debate. By Dennis Overbye. a Cambridge University cosmologist who wrote about finite universes in her book, ''How the Universe Got Its Spots, Diary of. HOW THE UNIVERSE GOT ITS SPOTS: DIARY OF A FINITE TIME IN FINITE SPACE.


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