Cosmic Perspectives (Paperback)

Cosmic Perspectives By S. K. Biswas (Editor), D. C. V. Mallik (Editor), C. V. Vishveshwara (Editor) Cover Image
By S. K. Biswas (Editor), D. C. V. Mallik (Editor), C. V. Vishveshwara (Editor)
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Cosmic Perspectives is a collection of essays that details modern cosmology and its relationship to the development of human civilization. Written by leading astronomers, cosmologists and historians, these fourteen essays cover a wide range of subjects. These include the place of astronomy in China, frontiers in cosmology, the dark matter problem and the origin of life. This is an engaging collection of facts, written in nontechnical language, which encourages the reader to explore the scientific heritage of various cultures, the current problems of observational astronomy, the unsolved mysteries of evolution and the use of astronomy in fiction.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780521068901
ISBN-10: 0521068908
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication Date: July 10th, 2008
Pages: 272
Language: English