The five ages of the universe: inside the physics of eternity

Book Cover
Average Rating
Free Press,
Pub. Date:
"The most detailed projection yet of what will happen to the universe as it expands toward infinity, " said The Washington Post when news of the authors' research into cosmic evolution broke in 1997. With major stories in USA Today and on the front page of The New York Times, followed by their cover article "The Future of the Universe" in the August 1998 issue of Sky & Telescope, Fred Adams and Greg Laughlin have made the future of the universe a topic as cutting-edge as it is fascinating.

Viewing the universe as a 15-billion-year-old youth with a projected lifetime that seems endless, The Five Ages of the Universe narrates the biography of the cosmos from the first gasp of inflation right after the Big Bang and the birth of stars, to the fading of all light. The book vividly describes the death of our own sun, tremendous fiery supernova explosions, dramatic collisions of galaxies, the evaporation of black holes, and the possibility for life when there are no planets, stars, or black holes left. The result is an awesome cosmic drama -- a brilliant work of popular science that is to astronomy what Stephen Hawking's great bestseller A

Also in This Series
More Like This
More Details
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID c5e47250-6857-51d2-8b15-1d3eb76ee4fb
Grouping Title five ages of the universe inside the physics of eternity
Grouping Author adams fred
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-10-10 01:06:21AM
Last Indexed 2019-03-24 04:12:45AM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_point_value 0
accelerated_reader_reading_level 0
auth_author2 Laughlin, Greg.
author Adams, Fred, 1961-
author2-role Laughlin, Greg.
author_display Adams, Fred
available_at_aspen ASD High School Library
detailed_location_aspen ASD High School Library
format_aspen Book
format_category_aspen Books
id c5e47250-6857-51d2-8b15-1d3eb76ee4fb
isbn 9780684854229
item_details ils:.b15905809|.i25882892|ASD High School Library|523.1 ADA|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||adhi||
itype_aspen Book
last_indexed 2019-03-24T10:12:45.755Z
lexile_score -1
literary_form Non Fiction
literary_form_full Non Fiction
local_callnumber_aspen 523.1 ADA
owning_library_aspen Aspen School District
owning_location_aspen ASD High School Library
primary_isbn 9780684854229
publishDate 1999
record_details ils:.b15905809|Book|Books||English|Free Press,|[1999]|xxxiii, 251 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
recordtype grouped_work
Bib IdItem IdGrouped StatusStatusLocally OwnedAvailableHoldableBookableIn Library Use OnlyLibrary OwnedHoldable PTypesBookable PTypesLocal Url
ils:.b15905809 .i25882892 On Shelf On Shelf false true false false false true
subject_facet Cosmology
title_display The five ages of the universe : inside the physics of eternity
title_full The five ages of the universe : inside the physics of eternity / Fred Adams and Greg Laughlin
title_short The five ages of the universe :
title_sub inside the physics of eternity
topic_facet Cosmology