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The astronomer's universe : stars, galaxies, and cosmos

Author: Herbert Friedman
Publisher: New York : Norton, ©1990.
Series: Commonwealth Fund Book Program (Series)
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Tells the story of the pioneering scientists and the tools they used to unlock the mysteries of the cosmos. With vignettes of key personalities in modern astronomy. A history of astronomical research and the people who shaped it.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Herbert Friedman
ISBN: 0393028186 9780393028188
OCLC Number: 19623682
Description: xvii, 359 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Series Title: Commonwealth Fund Book Program (Series)
Responsibility: Herbert Friedman.

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Tells the story of the pioneering scientists and the tools they used to unlock the mysteries of the cosmos. With vignettes of key personalities in modern astronomy. A history of astronomical research and the people who shaped it.

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