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The Mysterious Universe: Supernovae, Dark Energy, and Black Holes

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The Mysterious Universe: Supernovae, Dark Energy, and Black Holes - Jackson, Ellen, and Bishop, Nic (Photographer)
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The universe is rapidly expanding. Of that much scientists are certain. But how fast? And with what implications regarding the fate of the universe? Ellen Jackson and Nic Bishop follow Dr. Alex Fillippenko and his High-Z Supernova Search Team to Mauna Kea volcano in Hawaii, where they will study space phenomena and look for supernovae, dying stars that explode with the power of billions of hydrogen bombs. Dr. Fillippenko looks for black holes--areas in space with such a strong gravitational pull that no matter or energy can ...

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The Mysterious Universe: Supernovae, Dark Energy, and Black Holes 2011, Houghton Mifflin

ISBN-13: 9780547519920

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Mysterious Universe: Supernovae, Dark Energy, and Black Holes 2008, Houghton Mifflin, Boston, MA

ISBN-13: 9780618563258

Hardcover