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Table of Contents [CH] INTRODUCTION Chapter One: The Dawning of a New Age "The 11 Greatest Unanswered Questions of Physics," by Eric Haseltine "On the Age of the Universe," by Wendy L. Freedman "The Greatest Story Ever Told; Is Cosmology Solved?," by Ron Cowen "New Measurement of Stellar Fusion Makes Old Stars Even Older," by Kim Krieger "The Myth of the Beginning of Time," by Gabriele Veneziano Chapter Two: Dark Energy and the Accelerating Universe "Supernovae, Dark Energy, and the Accelerating Universe," by Saul Perlmutter "Illuminating the Dark Universe," by Charles Seife "The Cosmic Symphony," by Wayne Hu and Martin White " Galaxy Clusters Bear Witness to Universal Speed-Up," by Adrian Cho "Dark Doings," by Ron Cowen Chapter Three: Dark Matter "The Search for Dark Matter," by David B. Cline "The Hunt for Dark Matter in Galaxies," by Ken C. Freeman "The Cosmic Web," by Robert A. Simcoe Chapter Four: Bringing the Universe Closer to Home "Distant Elements of Surprise," by Max Pettini "The Cradle of the Solar System," by J. Jeff Hester, Steven J. Desch, Kevin R. Healy, and Laurie A. Leshin "Planet Signs? Sifting a Dusty Disk," by Ron Cowen For Further Reading For More Information Bibliography Index
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Cosmology -- Popular works.
Expanding universe -- Popular works.
Dark energy (Astronomy) -- Popular works.
Dark matter (Astronomy) -- Popular works.