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How the Universe Got Its Spots

(2002)
Diary of a Finite Time in a Finite Space
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Is the universe infinite or just really big? With this question, the gifted young cosmologist Janna Levin announces the central theme of her intriguing and controversial book and establishes herself as one of the most direct and unorthodox voices in contemporary science. As Levin sets out to determine how big "really big" may be, she gives us an intimate look at the day-to-day life of a globe-trotting physicist, complete with jet lag and romantic disturbances. Synthesizing geometry, topology, chaos, and string theories, Levin shows how the pattern of hot and cold spots left over from the big bang may one day reveal the size and shape of the cosmos.



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January 2002 : UK Hardback
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Title: How the Universe Got its Spots: Diary of a Finite Time in a Finite Space
Author(s): Janna Levin PhD
ISBN: 0-297-64651-6 / 978-0-297-64651-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson
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March 2002 : USA Hardback
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Title: How the Universe Got Its Spots: Diary of a Finite Time in a Finite Space
Author(s): Janna Levin
ISBN: 0-691-09657-0 / 978-0-691-09657-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Princeton University Press
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Paperback Editions

August 2003 : USA Paperback
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Title: How the Universe Got Its Spots: Diary of a Finite Time in a Finite Space
Author(s): Janna Levin
ISBN: 1-4000-3272-5 / 978-1-4000-3272-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Anchor
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December 2002 : UK Paperback
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Title: How the Universe Got its Spots: Diary of a Finite Time in a Finite Space
Author(s): Janna Levin
ISBN: 0-7538-1376-9 / 978-0-7538-1376-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Phoenix
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Audio Editions

August 2018 : MP3 CD
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Title: How the Universe Got Its Spots
Author(s): Janna Levin
ISBN: 1-72131-678-7 / 978-1-72131-678-6
Publisher: Blackstone on Brilliance Audio
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January 2013 : USA Audio CD
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Title: How the Universe Got Its Spots: Diary of a Finite Time in a Finite Space
Author(s): Janna Levin PH D
ISBN: 1-4332-2968-4 / 978-1-4332-2968-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio Inc
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March 2010 : USA Audio Cassette
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Title: How the Universe Got Its Spots: Diary of a Finite Time in a Finite Space (Library Edition)
Author(s): Janna Levin
ISBN: 1-4332-2965-X / 978-1-4332-2965-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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March 2010 : USA Audio CD
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Title: How the Universe Got Its Spots: Diary of a Finite Time in a Finite Space
Author(s): Janna Levin
ISBN: 1-4332-2966-8 / 978-1-4332-2966-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
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March 2010 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: How the Universe Got Its Spots: Diary of a Finite Time in a Finite Space
Author(s): Janna Levin
ISBN: 1-4332-2969-2 / 978-1-4332-2969-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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October 2009 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: How the Universe Got Its Spots: Diary of a Finite Time in a Finite Space
Author(s): Janna Levin
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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October 2009 : UK Audio edition
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Title: How the Universe Got Its Spots: Diary of a Finite Time in a Finite Space
Author(s): Janna Levin
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Availability: Amazon UK