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Space, time, infinity : the Smithsonian views the universe

Author: James Trefil; Kenneth L Franklin; Smithsonian Institution.
Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books ; Washington : Smithsonian Books, ©1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Traces the history of astronomy, looks at what we have learned about the Sun, Moon, stars and planets, and identifies key questions which face astronomers of the future.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Trefil, James S., 1938-
Space, time, infinity.
New York : Pantheon books ; Washington : Smithsonian Books, ©1985
(OCoLC)624226973
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Trefil; Kenneth L Franklin; Smithsonian Institution.
ISBN: 0394548434 9780394548432
OCLC Number: 12053697
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 255 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: The oldest science --
Exploding horizons --
The solar system --
Charting space through time.
Responsibility: James S. Trefil ; introductory essays by Kenneth L. Franklin.

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Traces the history of astronomy, looks at what we have learned about the Sun, Moon, stars and planets, and identifies key questions which face astronomers of the future.

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