Reflections on a Surprising Universe

Extraordinary Discoveries Through Ordinary Eyes

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Pub Date 29 Nov 2019 | Archive Date 31 Jan 2020

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A timely overview of many recent, important scientific discoveries, providing insights into humanity's place in the universe.

Reflections on a Surprising Universe takes the reader beyond the headlines of the latest scientific breakthroughs, translating complicated topics into an understandable narrative. It covers a wide array of scientific developments in clear and concise language sharing a sense of wonder felt by the author about the universe we find ourselves in. The book covers such developments as the size and expansion of the universe, black holes, gravitational waves, the relativity of spacetime, the multiverse, exoplanets and the possibility of extra-terrestrial life, DNA, fundamental particles, quantum mechanics and quantum computers, all in an accessible narrative.

Do you feel a sense of excitement and awe in learning about both the vastness and intricacies of the world around you? Then let Richard Dieter guide you through the unique synthesis of recent scientific discoveries and what they reveal about us.

A timely overview of many recent, important scientific discoveries, providing insights into humanity's place in the universe.

Reflections on a Surprising Universe takes the reader beyond the headlines...


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A timely overview of many recent, important scientific discoveries, providing insights into humanity's place in the universe.

A timely overview of many recent, important scientific discoveries, providing insights into humanity's place in the universe.


Advance Praise

Richard Dieter lays out a vision of the universe filled with curiosity and wonder. Dieter's layman vision of the universe brings the majesty of the cosmos down to the level of the everyday in census of the weirdness that surrounds us on all sides. From the smallest particles to the vastest super-structures, this book is a great read for anyone looking up in the sky and wondering what's out there. John Wenz, former Associate Editor, Astronomy magazine

Richard Dieter lays out a vision of the universe filled with curiosity and wonder. Dieter's layman vision of the universe brings the majesty of the cosmos down to the level of the everyday in census...


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