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Coming of Age in the Milky Way

Coming of Age in the Milky Way - 89 edition

Coming of Age in the Milky Way - 89 edition

ISBN13: 9780385263269

ISBN10: 0385263260

Coming of Age in the Milky Way by Timothy Ferris - ISBN 9780385263269
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 89
Copyright: 1989
Publisher: Anchor Press
Published: 1989
International: No
Coming of Age in the Milky Way by Timothy Ferris - ISBN 9780385263269

ISBN13: 9780385263269

ISBN10: 0385263260

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 89

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Summary

This book by the author of The Red Limit (1983, 1st ed., BRD 1977) andGalaxies (BRD 1981) "purports to tell the story of how, through the workings of science, our species has arrived at its current estimation of the dimensions of cosmic space and time."(Preface)

  • Glossary
  • Chronology
  • Bibliography
  • Index

Winner of the 1988 American Institute of Physics Prize and named one of 1988's best books by the New York Times Book Review, this brilliant, lively and informative book seeks to comprehend the enormities of cosmic space and time and how this quest has shaped religion, politics and philosophy.

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