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The Pull of Weird Horizons

Science  03 Jan 2003:
Vol. 299, Issue 5603, pp. 47-48
DOI: 10.1126/science.1079361

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Strange Matters. Undiscovered Ideas at the Frontiers of Space and Time. Tom Siegfried. Joseph Henry Press (National Academy Press), Washington, DC, 2002. 317 pp. $24.95, C$34.95. ISBN 0-309-08407-5.

In this discussion of "dark matter" and the reconciliation of Einstein's theory of gravity with quantum mechanics, science journalist Siegfried blends accounts of active research with summaries of the historical paths that have led to it.

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