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Quintessence : the mystery of missing mass in the universe /

Lawrence Krauss.

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Main Author: Krauss, Lawrence M.
Other Names: Krauss, Lawrence M.,
Published: New York : Basic Books, ©2000.
Topics: Dark matter (Astronomy) | Matière sombre (Astronomie) | Cosmologia. | Dunkle Materie | DARK MATTER (ASTRONOMY)
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Preface : A new Copernican revolution? -- The Stuff of Matter. Making something out of nothing -- Filling the void -- Weighing the Universe... and Coming Up Short. First light on the darkness -- Beyond our island in the night -- Why the Universe is Flat : the Big Bang, Large-Scale Structure, and the Need for Something New. Cooking with gas -- The tip of the iceberg -- The Neutrino Saga and the Birth of Cold Dark Matter. The obvious choice? -- Cold gets hot -- Cold, colder, coldest : the new improved standard model -- The Candidates. All roads lead to dark matter -- Three modest proposals -- Desperately seeking dark matter. The music of the spheres? -- Of thermometers and radios -- Searching for nothing? -- Epilogue: The best of times? -- Appendices: Orders of magnitude and the scale of the universe ; A really brief history of time.

Table of Contents for: Quintessence : the mystery of missing ma