The Resource Einstein's telescope : the hunt for dark matter and dark energy in the universe, Evalyn Gates

Einstein's telescope : the hunt for dark matter and dark energy in the universe, Evalyn Gates

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Einstein's telescope : the hunt for dark matter and dark energy in the universe
Title
Einstein's telescope
Title remainder
the hunt for dark matter and dark energy in the universe
Statement of responsibility
Evalyn Gates
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Evalyn Gates transports us to the edge of science to explore the tool that unlocks the secrets of dark matter and dark energy. Based on the theory of general relativity, gravitational lensing, or 'Einstein's Telescope', is enabling discoveries that are taking us towards the next revolution in scientific thinking--one that may change our understanding of where the Universe came from and where it is going
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DLC
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Gates, Evalyn
Dewey number
523.1/126
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • charts
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
QB791.3
LC item number
.G38 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Einstein, Albert
  • Dark matter (Astronomy)
  • Dark energy (Astronomy)
  • Gravitational waves
  • Relativity (Physics)
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Einstein's telescope : the hunt for dark matter and dark energy in the universe, Evalyn Gates
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [271]-289) and index
Contents
What is the universe made of? -- A revolution in space and time -- A cosmic expansion -- Einstein's telescope -- MACHOs and WIMPs -- Black holes and planets -- Weighing the universe -- Cold dark matter -- Tracing the invisible-- and finding dark matter -- An accelerating universe -- The imprint of dark energy on the cosmic web -- Gravity waves -- Epilogue : Dark matter and dark energy : keys to the next revolution
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 305 pages, [8] pages of plates
Form of item
online
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), charts)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1033562357
Label
Einstein's telescope : the hunt for dark matter and dark energy in the universe, Evalyn Gates
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [271]-289) and index
Contents
What is the universe made of? -- A revolution in space and time -- A cosmic expansion -- Einstein's telescope -- MACHOs and WIMPs -- Black holes and planets -- Weighing the universe -- Cold dark matter -- Tracing the invisible-- and finding dark matter -- An accelerating universe -- The imprint of dark energy on the cosmic web -- Gravity waves -- Epilogue : Dark matter and dark energy : keys to the next revolution
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 305 pages, [8] pages of plates
Form of item
online
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), charts)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1033562357

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