Unsolved Mysteries of Science: A Mind-Expanding Journey Through a Universe of Big Bangs, Particle Waves, and Other Perplexing Concepts
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BeschreibungIn the tradition of Paul Aron's Unsolved Mysteries of American History, this book explores roughly thirty as-yet-unanswered questions of science.
InhaltsverzeichnisAcknowledgments. Introduction. How Did the Universe Begin? How Did Life on Earth Get Started? What Causes Mass Extinctions? What Is the Inside of the Earth Like? What Causes Ice Ages? Were Dinosaurs Warm-blooded? Is There a Missing Link? What Caused the "Big Bang" in Human Culture? How Do We Learn Language? Are Dolphins As Smart As We Are? How Do Birds Migrate? What Is Red? How Did Mayan Astronomers Know So Much? What Is Gravity? What Is Light? Why Is There So Much Quantum Frustration? What Are Black Holes Really Like? How Old Is the Universe? Are There Multiple Universes? How Many Dimensions Are There? How Will the Universe End? Index.
PortraitJOHN MALONE has authored or ghost-written more than forty books, including Predicting the Future: From Jules Verne to Bill Gates. He lives in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: JOHN WILEY & SONS INC
Erscheinungsdatum: August 2001
Seitenanzahl: 240 Seiten