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Lonely hearts of the cosmos

the story of the scientific quest for the secret of the universe

by Dennis Overbye

  • 398 Want to read
  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Back Bay Books in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cosmology.,
  • Astronomers -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDennis Overbye.
    GenreBiography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQB981 .O94 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 448 p. :
    Number of Pages448
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL46613M
    ISBN 100316648965
    LC Control Number99045792

    Overbye's own enthusiasm for such wide-ranging questions as how the universe was born, where it's going, and exactly what it's made of proves catching as he alternates philosophical beachside conversations with the stubbornly contentious Sandage with discussions of black holes with Stephen Hawking, explorations of "superspace" with John Wheeler. @inproceedings{OverbyeLonelyHO, title={Lonely Hearts of the Cosmos: The Story of the Scientific Quest for the Secret of the Universe}, author={Dennis Overbye}, year={} } Dennis Overbye Ever since the first rocket entered space, science and technology have become the obsessions of the 20th.

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Lonely Hearts of the Cosmos tells the story of the men and women who have taken eternity on their shoulders and stormed nature in search of answers to the deepest questions we know to hamaikastudio.com by: Post WWII cosmology is a great subject and adding personalities to the science makes brings it to life.

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If only the editors would have imposed some discipline on Mr Overbye's over-wrought style /5(31). Lonely Hearts of the Cosmos tells the story of the men and women who have taken eternity on their shoulders and stormed nature in search of answers to the deepest questions we know to ask/5(4).

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Lonely Hearts of the Cosmos the Scientific Quest for the Secret of the Universe Paperback – out of 5 stars 1 customer review See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsReviews: 1. Lonely Hearts of the Cosmos is about the adventure of discovering the universe, about people dealing with the ultimate questions of the origin of life itself, and about how scientific theories are 4/5(4).

Back Bay takes pleasure in restoring to print the first book by the author of Einstein in Love. Everywhere hailed as a paragon of science journalism, Lonely Hearts of the Cosmos is the dramatic, heartbreaking, and often comical story of cosmology and the men and women devoted to discovering the secrets of the universe.

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Also, Sloane has a secret admirer on Valentine's Day/ He has written two books: Lonely Hearts of the Cosmos, about scientists and their quest to understand the universe, and Einstein in Love, dealing with Albert Einstein 's youth and the controversy surrounding the degree to which Einstein's first wife, Mileva Marić, contributed to the theory of relativity.

Lonely Hearts of the Cosmos is the greatest book every written about the search for ultimate answers about the universe. But the science is secondary to the gallery of scientists who are revealed in all their pettiness, persistence and ultimately greatness.5/5(5).

Feb 12,  · Buy Lonely Hearts of the Cosmos: The Story of the Scientific Quest for the Secret of the Universe 1st Back Bay Pbk. Ed by Dennis Overbye (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(3).

Lonely Hearts of the Cosmos by Dennis Overbye Stuart Clark says: This is a massively ambitious book, describing the way cosmology progressed in the 20th century through the stories of. In Overbye's "Lonely Hearts" the reader will find a contemporary history of one of the most exciting fields of science in the 20th century.

Told with a personal style that helps the reader understand that the both the scientists and the science exist in a very real sociological frame work, the narrative focuses on the developments in answering, "What is the Earth's place in the cosmos?"4/5(21).

Lonely Hearts of the Cosmos tells the story of the men and women who have taken eternity on their shoulders and stormed nature in search of answers to the deepest questions we know to ask.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title. About the Author: "Dennis Overbye, who studied physics at MIT, is also the author of Einstein in Love/5().

Jul 22,  · Lonely hearts of the cosmos: the story of the scientific quest for the secret of the universeBack Bay Books in English - 1st Back Bay pbk.

Lonely Hearts of the Cosmos is the greatest book every written about the search for ultimate answers about the universe. But the science is secondary to the gallery of scientists who are revealed in all their pettiness, persistence and ultimately greatness/5(7).

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in /5.Most science books show the progress of science as a step-by-step revelation of truth, tending toward some final understanding. “Lonely Hearts of the Cosmos” does just the opposite. As the book.