Journals Higher Education



Published: 14 February 2008

258 Pages | 13 black and white halftones


ISBN: 9780199533619

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The Infinite Cosmos

Questions from the frontiers of cosmology

Joseph Silk

  • A thought-provoking tour through the cosmos, guided by renowned cosmologist and science writer Joseph Silk
  • Explains the most recent discoveries in cosmology, from high-energy views of space, to dark energy and supermassive black holes
  • In parallel with accessible explanations of the science, Silk weaves the ideas of writers, poets and philosophers into the story, reflecting on the progress of science, the implications of our discoveries, and our perpetual fascination with the Universe