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The Secret of the Universe By Isaac Asimov

The Secret of the Universe
by Isaac Asimov

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In this collection of essays from "The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction", Asimov examines 17 topics from cold fusion to the drug war, aiming to clarify even the most puzzling complexities.
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The Secret of the Universe: Revelations in Science by Isaac Asimov

In "The Secret of the Universe", Asimov's 26th collection of essays from "The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction", he examines 17 topics from cold fusion to the drug war, aiming to clarify even the most puzzling complexities. In speculating about the origin of the universe, he elucidates the Doppler effect and quasars. And when confronted with the question: "What is the secret of the universe?", Asimov submits his own theory based on a little maths and a lot of ingenuity.

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Table of Contents


Part 1 The solar system: smashing the sky; a change of air; the changing distance; the moon's twin; worlds in order; the nearest star; massing the sun; what are little stars made of? Part 2 Universe: the importance of pitch; long ago and far away; the cosmic lens; the secret of the universe. Part 3 Here at home: the salt-producers; the true rulers; hot, cold and con fusion; business as usual; just say "no"?

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GOR001396153
The Secret of the Universe: Revelations in Science by Isaac Asimov
Isaac Asimov
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Oxford University Press
1992-03-05
254
0192861441
9780192861443
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