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The Resource The dancing universe : from creation myths to the big bang, Marcelo Gleiser

The dancing universe : from creation myths to the big bang, Marcelo Gleiser

Label
The dancing universe : from creation myths to the big bang
Title
The dancing universe
Title remainder
from creation myths to the big bang
Statement of responsibility
Marcelo Gleiser
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Traces man's quest to understand his origins throughout twenty-five centuries, beginning with an analysis of the creation myths of various cultures, featuring an examination of the interaction between mysticism, religion, and science, and discussing the work and motivations of some of the world's greatest scientists
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gleiser, Marcelo
Dewey number
523.1
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QB981
LC item number
.G57 1997
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cosmology
  • Cosmologie
  • Histoire
  • Cosmology
  • Kosmologie
  • Cosmologie
  • Astronomy
Label
The dancing universe : from creation myths to the big bang, Marcelo Gleiser
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 320-325) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. I. Beginnings. Creation myths -- The Greeks -- pt. II. The awakening. The sun, the church, and the new astronomy -- The pious heretic -- The triumph of reason -- pt. III. The classical era. The world is an intricate machine -- pt. IV. Modern times. Of things fast -- Of things small -- pt. V. Modeling the universe. Inventing universes -- beginnings -- Epilogue: Dancing with the universe
Control code
ocm37011247
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 338 pages
Isbn
9780525941125
Lccn
97017670
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o37011247
  • (OCoLC)37011247
Label
The dancing universe : from creation myths to the big bang, Marcelo Gleiser
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 320-325) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. I. Beginnings. Creation myths -- The Greeks -- pt. II. The awakening. The sun, the church, and the new astronomy -- The pious heretic -- The triumph of reason -- pt. III. The classical era. The world is an intricate machine -- pt. IV. Modern times. Of things fast -- Of things small -- pt. V. Modeling the universe. Inventing universes -- beginnings -- Epilogue: Dancing with the universe
Control code
ocm37011247
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 338 pages
Isbn
9780525941125
Lccn
97017670
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o37011247
  • (OCoLC)37011247

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