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Einstein's telescope
the hunt for dark matter and dark energy in the universe
Evalyn Gates.

Published 2009 by W.W. Norton in New York .
Written in English.

About the Book

Evalyn Gates transports us to the edge of science to explore the tool that unlocks the secrets of dark matter and dark energy. Based on the theory of general relativity, gravitational lensing, or 'Einstein's Telescope', is enabling discoveries that are taking us towards the next revolution in scientific thinking--one that may change our understanding of where the Universe came from and where it is going.

Table of Contents

What is the universe made of?
A revolution in space and time
A cosmic expansion
Einstein's telescope
MACHOs and WIMPs
Black holes and planets
Weighing the universe
Cold dark matter
Tracing the invisible
and finding dark matter
An accelerating universe
The imprint of dark energy on the cosmic web
Gravity waves
Epilogue : Dark matter and dark energy : keys to the next revolution.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [271]-289) and index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
523.1/126
Library of Congress
QB791.3 .G38 2009

The Physical Object

Pagination
xiv, 305 p., [8] p. of plates :
Number of pages
305

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL22653332M
Internet Archive
einsteinstelesco00gate
ISBN 10
0393062384
ISBN 13
9780393062380
LC Control Number
2008044455
OCLC/WorldCat
227016226
Library Thing
6423445
Goodreads
6150726

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