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How The Universe Got Its Spots (2009)
(eAudiobook)


Published: [United States] : Blackstone Audio, Inc. : Made available through hoopla, 2009
Edition:  Unabridged
Description:  1 online resource (1 audio file (7hr., 24 min.)) : digital
ISBN/ISSN: 9781433229718 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book), 1433229714 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book),
Language:  English


Read by Christine Williams

The gifted young cosmologist Janna Levin sets out to determine the size of the universe, along the way providing an intimate look at the day-to-day life of a globe-trotting physicist. Nimbly synthesizing geometry, topology, chaos and string theories, Levin shows how the pattern of hot and cold spots left over from the big bang may one day reveal the size and shape of the cosmos. She does so with such originality, lucidity, and even poetry, that How the Universe Got Its Spots becomes a thrilling and deeply personal communication between a scientist and the lay reader

Mode of access: World Wide Web

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Additional Credits:
Williams, Christine, narrator
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