Printer Friendly

Cosmology 101.


Cosmology 101.

Larsen, Kristine M.

Greenwood Press


187 pages



Science 101


In introducing readers to cosmology and the real world of sometimes unscholarly scientists, Larsen (astronomy and physics, Central Connecticut State U.) examines myths about cosmic bodies, current speculation about the universe, and insights from technology-aided discoveries regarding its nature, mapping, and evolution. The text includes a glossary and annotated bibliography, but no dazzling out-of-this world views of the cosmos.

([c]20072005 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR)
COPYRIGHT 2007 Book News, Inc.
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 2007 Gale, Cengage Learning. All rights reserved.

Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Publication:SciTech Book News
Article Type:Book Review
Date:Jun 1, 2007
Previous Article:Handbook of dimensional measurement, 4th ed.
Next Article:Guiding children's learning of mathematics, 11th ed.

Related Articles
The New York Times Book of Science Literacy: What Everyone Needs to Know from Newton to the Knuckleball.
Sacred games.
Introductory comments.
A companion to Plato.
21st Century Astronomy, 2d ed.
Introduction to general relativistic and scalar-tensor cosmologies.

Terms of use | Copyright © 2017 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters