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Birth of Time - 99 edition

Birth of Time (ISBN10: 0300089147; ISBN13: 9780300089141)
ISBN13: 978-0300089141
ISBN10: 0300089147

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0300083460
ISBN10: 0300083467

Summary: How old is the universe? This engrossing book recounts how scientists have achieved the definitive answer to one of the great scientific mysteries of our time. Research astronomer John Gribbin tells the story of the struggle to determine the age of the universe and offers an insider's view of the thrilling breakthrough of the 1990s, when Hubble Space Telescope data revealed that the universe is between 13 and 16 billion years old -- older by at least one billion year
s than the oldest stars.
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Summary: How old is the universe? This engrossing book recounts how scientists have achieved the definitive answer to one of the great scientific mysteries of our time. Research astronomer John Gribbin tells the story of the struggle to determine the age of the universe and offers an insider's view of the thrilling breakthrough of the 1990s, when Hubble Space Telescope data revealed that the universe is between 13 and 16 billion years old -- older by at least one billion years than the oldest stars. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 99
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Yale University Press
Published: 02/28/2001
International: No



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