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Kidger, Mark R. (Mark Richard), 1960-
Cosmological enigmas : pulsars, quasars, & other deep-space questions / Mark Kidger
Baltimore : The Johns Hopkins University Press, c2007
book jacket
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 4th Floor  QB982 .K53 2007    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Cosmology -- Popular works
Pulsars -- Popular works
Quasars -- Popular works
Physical Description viii, 224 p., [32] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [193]-216) and index
Contents How are stars born and how do they die? -- How do we know that black holes exist? -- Who is the strangest in the cosmic zoo? -- How far is it to the stars and will we ever be able to travel to them? -- How old is the universe? -- Is anybody there? -- How will the universe end? -- Why is the sky dark at night? -- How do we know that there was a big bang? -- What is there outside the universe?

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