The restless Universe
The restless Universe

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The restless Universe


The following is contained in The Restless Universe (copyright © 2007) (eds Robert Lambourne and John Bolton) which forms part of an Open University course, S207 The Physical World. This book may be purchased through Open University Worldwide.

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Grateful acknowledgement is made to the following sources for permission to reproduce material in this course:

Figure 1 COBE - NASA Goddard Space Flight Center and COBE Science Working Group; COMA cluster of galaxies - NASA and AURA/RSc1; The Spiral Galaxy M83 - Anglo-Australian Observatory, Photograph by David Malin; The Earth's Atmosphere - NASA; Landsat photo of the Wash - Science Photo Library; Whole body picture of A. Einstein - Rijksmuseum; Integrated circuit - Science Photo Library; Ring of 48 Iron atoms - Courtesy of Don Eigler, IBM Research Division; Subatomic particle tracks - CERN/Science Photo Library.

Figure 2 Courtesy of Dana Berry.

Figure 3 Mansell/TimInc/KATZ;

Figure 4 Graham Read;

Figure 5a British Library;

Figure 5b Science Museum/Science and Society Picture Library;

Figure 8 Mary Evans;

Figure 9 The National Trust Photographic Library/Tessa Musgrave;

Figure 10 British Library;

Figure 11 By permission of the Syndics of Cambridge University Library;

Figure 12 Science Museum/Science & Society Picture Library;

Figure 14a J. M. Petit Publibphoto Diffusion Science Photo Library;

Figure 15 Science Museum/Science & Society Picture Library;

Figure 17 Unable to trace source;

Figure 19 Science Museum/Science & Society Picture Library;

Figure 20 Science Museum/Science & Society Picture Library;

Figure 21 Science Museum/Science & Society Picture Library;

Figure 23 Science Museum/Science & Society Picture Library;

Figure 26 Brian Steadman;

Figure 27 Hulton Getty;

Figure 28 The British Museum;

Figure 29 By permission of The Times Newspapers Limited, Copyright Times Newspapers Limited, 1919;

Figure 33 Portrait by Michael Noakes, St John's College Cambridge;

Figure 34a Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory/Science Photo Library;

Figure 34b CERN;

Figure 36 Courtesy of the Archives California Institute of Technology.

Science Museum/Science & Society Picture Library;

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