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Author Gates, Evalyn.

Title Einstein's telescope : the hunt for dark matter and dark energy in the universe / Evalyn Gates.

Publication Info. New York : W.W. Norton & Co., [2009]
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 Avon Free Public Library - Adult Department  523.1 GATES    Check Shelf
 Berlin-Peck Memorial Library - Non Fiction  523.1 GATES    Check Shelf
 Bloomfield, Prosser Library - Adult Department  523.1 GAT    Check Shelf
 Canton Public Library - Adult Department  523.1126 GATES    Check Shelf
 Enfield, Main Library - Adult Department  523.1 GAT    Check Shelf
 Granby, Main Library - Adult  523.1 GAT    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  523.1 GAT    Check Shelf
 South Windsor Public Library - Non Fiction  523.1 G22E    Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Bishop's Corner Branch - Non Fiction  523.1126 GATES    Check Shelf
 Windsor Locks Public Library - Adult Department  523.112 GAT    Check Shelf

Edition First edition.
Description xiv, 305 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), charts ; 25 cm
Contents What is the universe made of? -- A revolution in space and time -- A cosmic expansion -- Einstein's telescope -- Machos and wimps -- Black holes and planets -- Weighing the universe -- Cold dark matter -- Tracing the invisible: and finding dark matter -- An accelerating universe -- The imprint of dark energy on the cosmic web -- Gravity waves.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [271]-289) and index.
Summary Evalyn Gates transports us to the edge of science to explore the tool that unlocks the secrets of dark matter and dark energy. Based on the theory of general relativity, gravitational lensing, or 'Einstein's Telescope', is enabling discoveries that are taking us towards the next revolution in scientific thinking--one that may change our understanding of where the Universe came from and where it is going.
Subject Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955 -- Influence.
Dark matter (Astronomy)
Dark energy (Astronomy)
Gravitational waves.
Relativity (Physics)
ISBN 9780393062380 hardcover
0393062384 hardcover
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