Light Years

An exploration of mankind’s enduring fascination with light

  • Authors
  • Brian Clegg

Part of the Macmillan Science book series (MACSCI)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Brian Clegg
    Pages 1-10
  3. Brian Clegg
    Pages 11-26
  4. Brian Clegg
    Pages 27-50
  5. Brian Clegg
    Pages 51-71
  6. Brian Clegg
    Pages 72-104
  7. Brian Clegg
    Pages 105-132
  8. Brian Clegg
    Pages 133-168
  9. Brian Clegg
    Pages 169-191
  10. QED
    Brian Clegg
    Pages 192-217
  11. Brian Clegg
    Pages 218-230
  12. Brian Clegg
    Pages 231-246
  13. Back Matter
    Pages 247-262

About this book

Introduction

The fully updated 2nd edition of this critically acclaimed book covers the exciting developments in light science of the past five years. Light Years is an engaging survey of everything we know of the universe's most enigmatic phenomenon and the remarkable people who have been captivated by it.

Keywords

1 2 3 4 5 astronomy development economics environment physics universe

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-349-99581-3
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2008
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Business and Economics
  • Print ISBN 978-0-230-52725-6
  • Online ISBN 978-1-349-99581-3
  • About this book
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