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The stardust revolution : the new story of our origin in the stars

Author: Jacob Berkowitz
Publisher: Amherst, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, 2012.
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Three great scientific revolutions have shaped our understanding of the cosmos and our relationship to it. The sixteenth and seventeenth centuries witnessed the Copernican Revolution, which bodychecked the Earth as the pivot point of creation and joined us with the rest of the cosmos as one planet among many orbiting the Sun. Three centuries later came the second great scientific revolution: the Darwinian  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Berkowitz, Jacob.
Stardust revolution.
Amherst, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, 2012
(DLC) 2012023387
(OCoLC)764387295
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jacob Berkowitz
ISBN: 9781616145507 1616145501
OCLC Number: 840497084
Description: 1 online resource (376 pages) : illustrations
Contents: pt. 1. Born of stars --
pt. 2. The invisible universe --
pt. 3. The living cosmos.
Responsibility: by Jacob Berkowitz.

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In 1957, Hoyle published a breakthrough study showing that the origin of the elements of life and much inorganic matter is literally in the stars. Berkowitz reveals how this stardust revolution is on  Read more...

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