Our Changing View of the Universe New edition
By (author) Alan P. Lightman
Ancient Light by Alan P. Lightman
Book DescriptionMIT astrophysicist and science writer, Alan Lightman takes the reader on a grand tour of the Universe. In this compact volume he explores the history of cosmology, the theories and the evidence, the new discoveries, the outstanding questions, and the controversies.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780674033634
(235mm x 155mm x 13mm)
Imprint: Harvard University Press
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publish Date: 18-May-1993
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Alan P. Lightman
Accidental Universe, Hardback (November 2013)
Explores the emotional and philosophical questions raised by discoveries in science, focusing most intently on the human condition and the needs of humankind. This title offers a collection of essays that shows us our own universe from a series of diverse perspectives.
Mr g, Hardback (May 2012)
A stunningly imaginative work that celebrates the tragic and joyous nature of existence on the grandest possible scale.
Einstein's Dreams, Paperback (May 2012)
A modern classic, Einstein's Dreams is a fictional collage of stories dreamed by Albert Einstein.
Best American Science Writing, Paperback (November 2005)» View all books by Alan P. Lightman
A latest collection in the annual series features a selection of the year's most significant writings on key scientific developments in genetics, physics, cognition, evolutionary theory, astronomy, and other fields and is complemented by an accessible overview.
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Author Biography - Alan P. Lightman
Alan Lightman is Professor of Science and Writing and Senior Lecturer in Physics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is also a Research Scientist at the Harvard Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics.
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