After the beginning : a cosmic journey through space and time / Norman K. Glendenning.Material type: TextPublication details: Singapore : London : World Scientific ; Imperial College Press, ©2004. Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 208 pages) : illustrationsContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 186094521X; 9781860945212; 1281866393; 9781281866394; 9781860944482; 1860944485Other title: Cosmic journey through space and timeSubject(s): Cosmology -- Popular works | Cosmologie | Univers | SCIENCE -- Cosmology | Cosmology | Kosmologie | Oerexplosie | Buitenaardse ruimte | Tijd | Cosmologie | UniversGenre/Form: Electronic book. | Electronic books. | Electronic books -- Popular works. | Popular works. Additional physical formats: Print version:: After the beginning.DDC classification: 523.1 LOC classification: QB982 | .G59 2004ebOther classification: 39.30 Online resources: Click here to access online
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 198-200) and index.
Preface; Acknowledgements; List of Figures; 1 -- Island Universes; 2 -- The Very Large and the Very Small; 3 -- Big Bang; 4 -- Elementary Particles -- Fundamental Forces; 5 -- The Primeval Fireball; 6 -- Galaxy Clusters, Galaxies, and Stars; 7 -- The Future Universe; Index.
In a brilliant flash about fourteen billion years ago, time and matter were born in a single instant of creation. An immensely hot and dense universe began its rapid expansion everywhere, creating space where there was no space and time where there was no time.