Eternity : A User's Guide

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Between the birth of the universe and eternity are an incredible number of key events that trace the emergence of the physical world, our earth, the appearance of life, and the ascent of humans and their intellectual culture. Most books trace only one of these threads of events through time so that you rarely get a sense of how episodes in astronomy or geology impact human history. This book features over 2,400 events culled from the scientific literature and from future speculation to fill-in our piece of eternity with meaningful events that made us who we are as individuals, a species, and as a living system. Presented in 'sound-bite' form with over 300 colorful illustrations, this book offers a guide to our small portion of eternity, and how by taking possession of it we can become its Users rather than passive more

Product details

  • Paperback | 462 pages
  • 203 x 254 x 31mm | 1,266g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • colour illustrations
  • 1507588259
  • 9781507588253

About Professor Sten Odenwald

Dr. Odenwald is an astronomer at the National Institute of Aerospace and has published over 100 articles about astronomy, as well as articles for popular magazines. He is the author of over ten books on topics as wide-ranging as space weather and the nature of quantum space, to the astronomical challenges of interstellar travel. His current book Eternity: A Users Guide explores the history of our universe from the perspective of many different and inter-related timelines that sculpt our physical world, our species and our intellectual developmentshow more