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Book:How to make an apple pie from scratch : in search of the recipe for our universe / Harry Cliff.:2021 Book How to make an apple pie from scratch : in search of the recipe for our universe / Harry Cliff.
How to make an apple pie from scratch : in search of the recipe for our universe / Harry Cliff.
Author: Cliff, Harry
Publication year: 2021
Language: English
Media class: Book
Publisher: Picador,
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9781529026191 (hbk.) :
Extent: 400 pages ; 24 cm
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To make an apple pie, one first needs to build a universe. A brilliantly accessible introduction to today's physics by a young academic and educator. `A fascinating exploration of how we learned what matter really is, and the journey matter takes from the Big Bang, through exploding stars, ultimately to you and me.' - Sean Carroll, author of Something Deeply Hidden`If you wish to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first invent the universe.' - Carl SaganWe probably all have a vague idea of how to make an apple pie: mix flour and butter, throw in some apples and you're probably most of the way there, right? Think again. Making an apple pie from scratch requires ingredients that definitely aren't available in the supermarket, ovens that can reach temperatures of trillions of degrees, and a preparation time of 13.8 billion years.Inspired by Sagan's famous line, Harry Cliff ventures out in search of the ultimate apple pie recipe, tracing the ingredients of our universe through the

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