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Author Schilling, Govert.
Title The elephant in the universe : our hundred-year search for dark matter / Govert Schilling ; [with a foreword by Avi Loeb].
Publication Info. Cambridge, Massachusetts : The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2022.
©2022
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 Lobby Non-Fiction    IN LIBRARY
Description xi, 364 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 323-345) and index.
Contents Foreword / by Avi Loeb -- Introduction -- Ear. Matter, but not as we know it ; Underground phantoms ; The pioneers ; The halo effect ; Flattening the curve ; Cosmic cartography ; Big bang baryons ; Radio recollections -- Tusk. Into the cold ; Miraculous WIMPs ; Simulating the universe ; The heretics ; Behind the lens ; MACHO culture ; The runaway universe ; Pie in the sky ; Telltale patterns -- Trunk. The xenon wars ; Catching the wind ; Messengers from outer space ; Delinquent dwarfs ; Cosmological tension ; Elusive ghosts ; Dark crisis ; Seeing the invisible.
Subject Dark matter (Astronomy) -- History.
Cosmology -- History.
Added Author Loeb, Abraham, author of foreword.
Added Title Our hundred-year search for dark matter
ISBN 9780674248991 (cloth)
0674248996 (cloth)