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Walking zero : discovering cosmic space and time along the Prime Meridian

Author: Chet Raymo
Publisher: New York : Walker & Co. : Distributed to the trade by Holtzbrinck Publishers, 2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Chet Raymo use the prime meridian-- the line of zero longitude and the standard for all the world's maps and clocks-- to reconstruct the story of humankind's intellectual journey from a cosmos not much larger than ourselves to the universe of the galaxies and geologic eons."--Jacket.
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Raymo, Chet.
Walking zero.
New York : Walker & Co. : Distributed to the trade by Holtzbrinck Publishers, 2006
(DLC) 2006282372
(OCoLC)68105629
Named Person: Chet Raymo; Chet Raymo
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Chet Raymo
ISBN: 9780802718273 0802718272
OCLC Number: 989012412
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2017. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 194 pages) : illustrations, maps
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Mapping the earth --
The Earth in space --
Antiquity of the Earth --
Antiquity of man --
Cosmic time --
Cosmic space.
Responsibility: Chet Raymo.

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"Chet Raymo use the prime meridian-- the line of zero longitude and the standard for all the world's maps and clocks-- to reconstruct the story of humankind's intellectual journey from a cosmos not much larger than ourselves to the universe of the galaxies and geologic eons."--Jacket.

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