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The Resource The matchbox that ate a forty-ton truck : what everyday things tell us about the universe, Marcus Chown

The matchbox that ate a forty-ton truck : what everyday things tell us about the universe, Marcus Chown

Label
The matchbox that ate a forty-ton truck : what everyday things tell us about the universe
Title
The matchbox that ate a forty-ton truck
Title remainder
what everyday things tell us about the universe
Statement of responsibility
Marcus Chown
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Chown, Marcus
Dewey number
  • 523.1
  • 500
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cosmology
  • Physics
  • Science
Label
The matchbox that ate a forty-ton truck : what everyday things tell us about the universe, Marcus Chown
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published in 2009 by Faber and Faber, Great Britain, as: We need to talk about Kelvin : what everyday things tell us about the universe
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The face in the window -- Why atoms rock and roll all over the place -- No more than two peas in a pod at a time -- We need to talk about Kelvin -- You, me and the spectacularly unlikely triple-alpha process -- The 4.5-billion-degree furnace -- The unutterable feebleness of starlight -- The bang before the Big One -- The Humpty Dumpty tendency -- Random reality -- Earth's full, go home
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
xiii, 269 p.
Isbn
9780865479227
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2009043082
System control number
  • ocn456171469
  • (OCoLC)456171469
Label
The matchbox that ate a forty-ton truck : what everyday things tell us about the universe, Marcus Chown
Publication
Note
Originally published in 2009 by Faber and Faber, Great Britain, as: We need to talk about Kelvin : what everyday things tell us about the universe
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The face in the window -- Why atoms rock and roll all over the place -- No more than two peas in a pod at a time -- We need to talk about Kelvin -- You, me and the spectacularly unlikely triple-alpha process -- The 4.5-billion-degree furnace -- The unutterable feebleness of starlight -- The bang before the Big One -- The Humpty Dumpty tendency -- Random reality -- Earth's full, go home
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
xiii, 269 p.
Isbn
9780865479227
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2009043082
System control number
  • ocn456171469
  • (OCoLC)456171469

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