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- DescriptionThe Chemical Cosmos provides a tour through the chemical evolution of the universe, from the formation of the first molecules, all the way to the chemicals required for life to evolve. Using a simple Hydrogen molecule as a guide, the author takes us on a journey that starts with the birth of the first stars.
- Author BiographySteve Miller is Professor of Science Communication and Planetary Science, at University College London- Science and Technology Studies. Steve trained in chemistry at Southampton University (BSc 1970; PhD 1975), carrying out several years of postdoctoral research in physical chemistry. He spent six years as a political journalist, from 1980-86, before re-entering academic life at UCL, specializing in spectroscopy applied to astronomy and planetary science. Steve has written for the general media, as well as popular science magazines such as Astronomy Now, and on explaining astronomy on British television and radio. He runs the European science communication network, ESConet, which is responsible for training hundreds of Europe's leading scientists to communicate with their fellow citizens, directly and through the mass media. Steve's love of Hawaii comes from his time spent observing the heavens from Maunakea, and from his wife, who is Hawaiian.
- Author(s)Steve Miller
- PublisherSpringer-Verlag New York Inc.
- Date of Publication25/10/2011
- GenrePopular Science
- Series TitleAstronomers' Universe
- Place of PublicationNew York, NY
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintSpringer-Verlag New York Inc.
- Content Note3 black & white illustrations, 22 colour illustrations
- Weight380 g
- Width155 mm
- Height235 mm
- Spine15 mm
- Edition Statement2012
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