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The Hole in the Universe
The Hole in the Universe
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About the Book

An adventure into the heart of Nothing by best-selling author K. C. Cole.

Once again, acclaimed science writer K. C. Cole brings the arcane and academic down to the level of armchair scientists in The Hole in the Universe, an entertaining and edifying search for nothing at all. Open the newspaper on any given day and you will read of a newly discovered planet, star, and so on. Yet scientists and mathematicians have spent generations searching the far reaches of the universe for that one elusive state--nothingness.

Although this may sound like a simple task, every time the absolute void appears within reach, something new is discovered in its place: a black hole, an undulating string, an additional dimension of space or time--even another universe. A fascinating and literary tour de force, The Hole in the Universe is a virtual romp into the unknown that you never knew wasn't there.
About the Author: K. C. Cole is a science columnist for the Los Angeles Times and teaches at UCLA. The award-winning author of the international bestselling The Universe and the Teacup and First You Build a Cloud, she lives in Santa Monica, California.


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Product Details
  • ISBN-13: 9780156013178
  • Publisher: Mariner Books
  • Publisher Imprint: Mariner Books
  • Depth: 25
  • Height: 202 mm
  • No of Pages: 288
  • Series Title: Harvest Book
  • Sub Title: How Scientists Peered over the Edge of Emptiness and Found Everything
  • Width: 135 mm
  • ISBN-10: 0156013177
  • Publisher Date: 08 Nov 2001
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Edition: Reprint
  • Language: English
  • Returnable: Y
  • Spine Width: 21 mm
  • Weight: 336 gr


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