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Don't know much about the universe : everything you need to know about the cosmos but never learned

Author: Kenneth C Davis
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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From the ancients who charted the stars, to Jules Verne and Flash Gordon, to The X-Files, Apollo 13, and Armageddon, people around the world have long been intrigued with the heavens and outer space. DON'T KNOW MUCH ABOUT THE UNIVERSE, the fifth title in this bestselling series, uses the now-familiar and popular question-and-answer format to inform and entertain listeners by examining a subject that has inspired the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Miscellanea
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth C Davis
ISBN: 0060194596 9780060194598 9780060932565 0060932562
OCLC Number: 46812091
Description: xxiv, 344 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Lost in space --
The great ocean of truth --
Across the gulf --
Where no man has gone before --
To boldy go --
The old one's secrets.
Responsibility: Kenneth C. Davis.
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From the ancients who charted the stars, to Jules Verne and Flash Gordon, to The X-Files, Apollo 13, and Armageddon, people around the world have long been intrigued with the heavens and outer space. DON'T KNOW MUCH ABOUT THE UNIVERSE, the fifth title in this bestselling series, uses the now-familiar and popular question-and-answer format to inform and entertain listeners by examining a subject that has inspired the greatest of fascinations, produced many popular misconceptions, and, ultimately, helped to shape the course of history.

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