4 edition of Age of the cosmos found in the catalog.
Age of the cosmos
Harold Schultz Slusher
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||by Harold S. Slusher.|
|Series||ICR technical monograph ;, no. 9|
|LC Classifications||QB981 .S656 1980|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||76 p. :|
|Number of Pages||76|
|LC Control Number||79092722|
By determining how fast the universe is expanding now, and then "running the movie of the universe" backwards in time, we can determine the age of the universe. The result is that space started expanding billion years ago. This number has now been experimentally determined to within 1% accuracy. "Low Density Universe." Scientific American. (January ). " according to which our universe has been expanding for the past 12 billion years or so" 12 billion years: Guth, Alan H. The Inflationary Universe, Helix Books, "The estimated age of the universe was in the range of 2 billion years or so." [Value from the s] 2.
The age of the universe can be derived from the observed relationship between the velocities of and the distances separating the galaxies. The velocities of distant galaxies can be measured very accurately, but the measurement of distances is more uncertain. Over the past few decades, measurements of the Hubble expansion have led to estimated. This book is a delight to read, and it succeeds in making science lively and engaging. The book was first published in , as a tie-in to the TV documentary series Carl Sagan's Cosmos [DVD] . Both book and series follow the same general structure - and both are concerned with illuminating the nature of the cosmos/5(K).
With the combinations of things we have today, however, we can confidently state billion years is the age of the Universe, with a very small uncertainty. It’s an incredible feat of science. At the Edge of the Universe combines Ozzie's efforts to face life's biggest changes with the fantasy element of a shrinking universe. The characters are compelling and well developed, and it's refreshing that their sexual orientation, gender identity, or even race aren't what defines them or even the most interesting things about them.4/5.
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Age of the cosmos (ICR technical monograph) Paperback – January 1, by Harold Schultz Slusher (Author)Cited by: 4. This book is a delight to read, and it succeeds in making science lively and engaging.
The book was first published inas a tie-in to the TV documentary series Carl Sagan's Cosmos [DVD] . Both book and series follow the same general structure - and both are concerned with illuminating the nature of /5(). Cosmos is a battlefield for the conflict between science and religion.
Putting aside those books that defends one option (there is a god behind everything) or the other (there isn't), you have the chance of reading a book with no side to defend.
This is the case, from my perspective, of "Coming of Age Cited by: A story of 15 billion years of the Age of the cosmos book compressed in this relatively smaller book. Easy to read and understand, Carl Sagan's Cosmos draws the reader into a world so vivid and realistic that it's hard not to be mesmerized throughout while reading this book/5.
The accompanying book, also called Cosmos, is one of the bestselling science books ever published in the English language.
Sagan received the Pulitzer Prize, the Oersted Medal, and many other awards—including twenty honorary degrees from American colleges and universities—for his contributions to science, literature, education, and /5(60). Books Go Search EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Orders Try Age of the cosmos book Cart.
In physical cosmology, the age of the universe is the time elapsed since the Big current measurement of the age of the universe is around billion years (as of ) – ± billion years within the Lambda-CDM concordance model.
The uncertainty has been narrowed down to 20 million years, based on a number of studies which all gave extremely similar figures for the age. Beautifully illustrated book introduces kids to Carl Sagan.
Read Common Sense Media's Star Stuff: Carl Sagan and the Mysteries of the Cosmos review, age rating, and parents guide.5/5. “The size and age of the Cosmos are beyond ordinary human understanding. Lost somewhere between immensity and eternity is our tiny planetary home.
In a cosmic perspective, most human concerns seem insignificant, even petty. "Hello guys, This is Hirdesh and I was reading SEE YOU IN THE COSMOS AND I loved it." Books have comprised in such way of recording by the leading character.
Book was about a 11 Eleven years old boy Alex who loves 3 things- *Doing recording. * CARL SEGAN- his dog. * Rocket launching- he didnt knew, but he was great leaner in that.4/5.
Since the early part of the s, one explanation of the origin and fate of the universe, the Big Bang theory, has dominated the discussion.
Proponents of the Big Bang maintain that, between 13 billion and 15 billion years ago, all the matter and energy in the known cosmos was crammed into a tiny, compact point.
In fact, according to this. Parents need to know that See You in the Cosmos-- the first young adult novel by Jack Cheng -- is told through transcripts of recordings by year-old Alex, a bright, resilient Filipino-American boy who travels alone with his dog from Colorado to New Mexico.
Alex befriends several adults who help him extend his trip to Las Vegas and then Los Angeles as he discovers information about his late father.5/5. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.
The age of the universe estimated in this way turns out to be just the reciprocal of the Hubble constant (that is, 1/H). This age estimate is sometimes called the Hubble time. For a Hubble constant of 20 kilometers/second per million light-years, the Hubble time is about 15 billion years. Religious cosmology is an explanation of the origin, evolution, and eventual fate of the universe, from a religious perspective.
This may include beliefs on origin in the form of a creation myth, subsequent evolution, current organizational form and nature, and eventual fate or are various traditions in religion or religious mythology asserting how and why everything is the way.
An expanding universe implies that the universe has a definite age, because you can retrace the action back to a time when everything in the cosmos was.
perspective dates the age of the universe at around 15 billion years, roughly the age that current science has importantly he shows how, in general, Judaism will never conflict with science that has reached the bedrock of theory and experimental verification.I heartily recommend this and all of his other books.
See You in the Cosmos has 32 reviews and 34 ratings. Reviewer constance25 wrote: I just finished reading this book, and it’s great. All eleven year-old Alex Petroski wants to do is to launch his golden IPod into space.
He goes to SHARF, to try to launch his rocket, but fails. Then he goes to find his ‘maybe’ dad. He makes load /5(34). The Cosmic Calendar is a method to visualize the chronology of the universe, scaling its current age of billion years to a single year in order to help intuit it for pedagogical purposes in science education or popular science.
Wonders of the Universe by Brian Cox and Andrew Cohen "Wonders of the Universe " is the wonderful book that enthusiastically explains the universe by examining the laws of physics here on Earth.
What sets this book apart is Professor Cox's innate ability to make the wonders of the universe accessible to the masses and fun to learn/5. Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey is a American science documentary television series.
The show is a follow-up to the television series Cosmos: A Personal Voyage, which was presented by Carl Sagan on the Public Broadcasting Service and is considered a milestone for scientific documentaries.
This series was developed to bring back the foundation of science to network television at the No. of episodes: 13 (list of episodes).So you might want to check out the new Cosmos series with Neil de Grasse Tyson after reading this, it will give you a much better ground before going down the rabbit hole that this book is.
But if you’re still reading, we can start with the age of the Earth: billion years old—and since it’s creation, it has been revolving around a.
A reasonable explanation for this is that these planets are only a few thousand years old, as the Bible teaches. The suggestion that the solar system is only thousands of years old is, of course, an intolerable position for those who believe in particles-to-people evolution.