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The universe : a historical survey of beliefs, theories, and laws

Author: Erik Gregersen
Publisher: New York, NY : Britannica Educational Pub. in association with Rosen Educational Services, 2010.
Series: Explorer's guide to the universe.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Our Search for knowledge about the universe has been remarkable, heartbreaking, fantastical, and inspiring, and this search is just beginning. The Universe is part of a 7 book series that takes readers through a virtual time warp of our discovery. From the nascent space programs of the 1960's to today's space tourism and the promise of distant planet colonization, readers will be transfixed. Throughout this journey  Read more...
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Universe.
New York, NY : Britannica Educational Pub. in association with Rosen Educational Services, 2010
(DLC) 2009040645
(OCoLC)457146470
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Erik Gregersen
ISBN: 9781615300556 1615300554
OCLC Number: 533395323
Description: 1 online resource (218 pages) : illustrations
Contents: BOOK COVER; TITLE; COPYRIGHT; CONTENTS; INTRODUCTION; CHAPTER 1: IN THE BEGINNING; CHAPTER 2: THE COPERNICAN REVOLUTION; CHAPTER 3: NEWTON'S IMPACT AND 19TH-CENTURY ADVANCEMENTS; CHAPTER 4: PERCEPTIONS OF THE 20TH CENTURY; CHAPTER 5: EXPANDING STUDY OF THE UNIVERSE; CHAPTER 6: ANCIENT AND EARLY ASTRONOMERS; CHAPTER 7: NOTABLE ASTRONOMERS OF THE 19TH CENTURY; CHAPTER 8: 20TH-CENTURY ASTRONOMERS; GLOSSARY; FOR FURTHER READING; INDEX; BACK COVER.
Series Title: Explorer's guide to the universe.
Responsibility: edited by Erik Gregersen.
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Our Search for knowledge about the universe has been remarkable, heartbreaking, fantastical, and inspiring, and this search is just beginning. The Universe is part of a 7 book series that takes readers through a virtual time warp of our discovery. From the nascent space programs of the 1960's to today's space tourism and the promise of distant planet colonization, readers will be transfixed. Throughout this journey of the mind, Earth-bound explorers gain keen insight into the celestial phenomena that have fascinated humans for centuries. Thrilling narratives about indefatigable scientific cont.

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