Popular Astronomy

Essays on the Frontiers of Modern Astrophysics and Cosmology

Authors: Mathew, Santhosh

  • Contains a collection of essays that take us on an inspiring journey of exploration through the birth, evolution, and possible end of the Universe
  • Addresses in a lucid, engaging, way the big questions about the cosmos that we still don't know the answers to
  • Incorporates mythological and philosophical perspectives and theories into modern physics and cosmology
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About this book

This book is a collection of fourteen essays that describe an inspiring journey through the universe and discusses popular science topics that modern physics and cosmology are struggling to deal with. What is our place in the universe and what happens in the magnificent cosmos where we exist for a brief amount of time. In an unique way that incorporates mythological and philosophical perspectives, the essays in this work address the big questions of what the universe is, how it came into being, and where it may be heading. This exciting adventure is a rich scientific history of elegant physics, mathematics, and cosmology as well as a philosophical and spiritual pursuit fueled by the human imagination.

About the authors

Santhosh Mathew, Ph.D., is a professor, researcher, and science writer. He has written extensively on scientific topics of popular interest. His regular science blog can be found at http://www.huffingtonpost.com/santhosh-mathew-phd. His writings on science and Eastern philosophy have been widely read. His research interests include developments in modern physics, mathematics, and cosmology.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Essays on the Frontiers of Modern Astrophysics and Cosmology
Authors
Series Title
Popular Astronomy
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-01887-4
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-01887-4
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-01886-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXVII, 206
Number of Illustrations and Tables
3 b/w illustrations, 60 illustrations in colour
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