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Atom A Single Oxygen Atom's Odyssey from the Big Bang to Life on Earth... and Beyond

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ISBN-10: 0316183091

ISBN-13: 9780316183093

Edition: Reprint 

Authors: Lawrence M. Krauss

List price: $19.99
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Taking us on a thrilling, millennia-spanning journey through the life of a single oxygen atom, the author of the national bestseller The Physics of Star Trek now traces the history of the cosmos -- from the Big Bang to the present ... and beyond. Lawrence Krauss writes with grace and wit as he explicates cutting-edge science and reveals the surprising story of matter: what it is, where it came from, and where it's going. Book jacket.
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Book details

List price: $19.99
Publisher: Little Brown & Company
Publication date: 5/9/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Andrew Hurley is a professor of history at the University of Missouri, St. Louis. Hurley is the author of Environmental Inequalities: Class, Race and Industrial Pollution in Gary, Indiana, 1945-1980 and Common Fields: An Environmental History of St. Louis.Lawrence Krauss is a theoretical physicist. Krauss is professor of physics, Foundation Professor of the School of Earth and Space Exploration, and director of the Origins Project at Arizona State University. He is the only physicist to have received awards from all three major U.S. physics societies: the American Physical Society, the American Association of Physics Teachers, and the American Institute of Physics. Lawrence Krauss received undergraduate degrees in mathematics and physics from Carleton University and his Ph.D. in physics from MIT. Krauss taught at Yale University and was Chairman of the Physics Department at Case Western Reserve University. Krauss is the author of several bestselling books, including The Fifth Essence (1991), Fear of Physics (1994), The Physics of Star Trek (1995), Beyond Star Trek (1997), Quintessence (2001), Atom (2002), Hiding in the Mirror (2005), Quantum Man: Richard Feynman's Life in Science (2010), and A Universe from Nothing: Why There Is Something Rather Than Nothing (2012).

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Time's Arrow
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One Hundred Million Years of Solitude
Things That Went Bump in the Night
Voyage
First Light
A Pretty Big Bang