The Accidental Universe: The World You Thought You Knew

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In The Accidental Universe, physicist and novelist Alan Lightman explores the emotional and philosophical questions raised by discoveries in science, focusing most intently on the human condition and the needs of humankind.Here, in a collection of exhilarating essays, Lightman shows us our own universe from a series of fascinating and diverse perspectives. He takes on the difficult dialogue between science and religion; the conflict between our human desire for permanence and the impermanence of nature; the possibility that ...

The Accidental Universe: The World You Thought You Knew 2014, Vintage, New York

ISBN-13: 9780345805959

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The Accidental Universe: The World You Thought You Knew 2014, Pantheon Books, New York

ISBN-13: 9780307908582

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The Accidental Universe: The World You Thought You Knew 2013, Corsair, London

ISBN-13: 9781472109187

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