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Big Questions: the Universe by Stuart Clark

Big Questions: the Universe (original 2010; edition 2010)

by Stuart Clark

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Title:Big Questions: the Universe
Authors:Stuart Clark
Info:Quercus (2010), Hardcover, 208 pages
Collections:Your library
Tags:nonfiction, highschool, college, contemporary, science

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The Big Questions: The Universe by Stuart Clark (2010)

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This book attempts to take the complex questions about the universe that are theorized by the world's most advanced minds and distill them down into layman's terms. For the most part, Stuart Clark succeeds in this, breaking down such complex ideas as black holes and the age of stars into terms that can be understood by an everyday person. However, there are parts of the work that are not as easily understood, and the usage of technical scientific terminology can appear daunting, and thus not as enjoyable, to the average reader. Other than that, this book was highly informative, and a truly interesting read. For anyone who wants to know more about the universe without a PhD in physics, this book is for you. ( )
  skane86 | Nov 29, 2012 |
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What is the universe? How big is the universe? How did the Universe form? Why do the planets stay in orbit? Are we really made from stardust? In Big Questions: The Universe, Dr Stuart Clark tackles the 20 key questions of astronomy and cosmology.

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