The Universe Story: From the Primordial Flaring Forth to the Ecozoic Era--A Celebration of the Unfol

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Harper Collins, Mar 11, 1994 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 320 pages
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From the big bang to the present and into the next millenium, The Universe Story unites science and the humanities in a dramatic exploration of the unfolding of the universe, humanity's evolving place in the cosmos, and the boundless possibilities for our future.

 

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THE UNIVERSE STORY: From the Primordial Flaring Forth to the Ecozoic Era--A Celebration of the Unfolding of the Cosmos

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Physicist Swimme (The Universe Is a Green Dragon, 1984—not reviewed) and cultural historian Berry (The Dream of the Earth, 1988) attempt to offer a new creation myth that incorporates a scientific ... Read full review

The universe story: from the primordial flaring forth to the ecozoic era - a celebration of the unfolding of the cosmos

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Physicist Swimme and cultural historian Berry here examine and synthesize a vast body of knowledge and hypothesis from the fields of astronomy, physics, biology, anthropology, and history. They seek ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
The Story
7
Primordial Flaring Forth
17
Galaxies
30
Supernovas
46
Sun
62
Living Earth 80
270
Plants and Animals 112
271
Neolithic Village 162
274
Classical Civilizations 182
275
Rise of Nations 206
276
The Modern Revelation 222
277
Bibliography
285
The Ecozoic Era 240
293
Acknowledgments
295
Copyright

Human Emergence 142
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Brian Swimme, Ph.D., is a mathematical cosmologist and author of The Universe Is a Green Dragon. He is director of the Center of the Story of the Universe at the California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco.

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