by Sean Carroll
Publisher: preposterousuniverse.com 2012
Number of pages: 120
This primer provides a brief introduction to the new twenty-first century ideas and discoveries, the basic picture of modern cosmology. The intended audience includes anyone with curiosity about science; no technical background is assumed.
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