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Author Panek, Richard, author.

Title The 4 percent universe : dark matter, dark energy, and the race to discover the rest of reality / Richard Panek.


Location Call No. Status
 Antilles HS Ebook  EB 523.1 PAN    CHECK SHELF
 Quantico MS/HS Ebook  EB 523.1 PAN    CHECK SHELF
Description 1 online resource (xvi, 297 pages)
text rdacontent
computer rdamedia
online resource rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 244-276) and index.
Contents More than meets the eye. Let there be light -- What's out there -- Choosing halos -- Lo and behold. Getting in the game -- Staying in the game -- The game -- The face of the deep. The Flat Universe Society -- Hello, Lambda -- The tooth fairy twice -- Less than meets the eye. The curse of the Bambino -- The thing -- Must come down.
Summary Explores the reality that the universe is comprised of only four percent normal matter, while the other ninety-six percent consists of dark matter and dark energy. Details efforts to understand these unknown aspects of our universe and outlines the motivations that fuel this branch of scientific research.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Note Description based on book record.
Local Note eBook.
MackinVIA eBook.
Subject Cosmology.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Title The four percent universe
ISBN 9780547523569

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