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Title: Quintessence: The Mystery of Missing Mass in...

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Publisher: Basic Books

Publication Date: 2000

Binding: Paperback

Publication Condition: GOOD


Will the world proceed to expand also forever, reverse its growth and start to contract, or reach a delicately poised state where it ssuggest persists forever? The answer relies on the amount and properties of issue in the universe, and that has actually given rise to one of the good paradoxes of modern-day cosmology: there is too little visible issue to account for the behavior we have the right to see. Over ninety percent of the universe consists of ”absent mass” or ”dark matter” - what Lawrence Krauss, in his classic book, termed ”the fifth essence.”In this new edition of The 5th Essence, retitled Quintessence after the currently commonly accepted term for dark issue, Krauss reflects how the dark matter difficulty is now connected with two of the hottest locations in recent cosmology: the fate of the world and the ”cosmological constant.” With a brand-new introduction, epilogue, and also chapter updays, Krauss updays his classic for 1999 and also shares among the most stunning discoveries of current years: an anti-gravity force that defines recent observations of a permanently expanding cosmos.

About the Author:

Lawrence M. Krauss is Ambrose Swasey Professor of Physics and also Professor of Astronomy and also Director of the Center for Education and Research in Cosmology and Astrophysics at Case Western Reserve University. He is the just physicist to have actually received the optimal awards by the Amerihave the right to Physical Society, the Amerideserve to Institute of Physics, and the Amerihave the right to Association of Physics Teachers. He resides in Cleveland, Ohio.

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