The Prophet and the Astronomer

The Prophet and the Astronomer

A Scientific Journey to the End of Time

Book - 2002
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This text explores the shared quest of prophets and astronomers to explain the strange phenomena of our skies - from the apocalypse foretold in Revelations to modern science's ongoing identification of multiple catacysmic threats, including the impact of comets and asteroids on earthly life; the likelihood of future collisions; the meaning of solar eclipses and the death of stars; the implications of black holes for time travel; and the ultimate fate of the universe and of time.
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, c2002.
ISBN: 9780393049879
Characteristics: xv, 256 p., [32] p. of plates :,ill. ;,24 cm.


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