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Coming of Age in the Milky Way - 89 edition

by Timothy Ferris

Coming of Age in the Milky Way (ISBN10: 0385263260; ISBN13: 9780385263269)
ISBN13: 978-0385263269
ISBN10: 0385263260

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 moreof 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. less

Edition/Copyright: 89
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Anchor Press
Published: 06/01/1989
International: No

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Inc., New York 1989 Softcover Twelfth Printing. 495 pages. Softcover. Fair condition. Cover has slight scratches. SCIENCE. "...A dazzling and refreshing comprehensive tour through the entire univers moree as seen through the perceotions and ingenious misperceptions of some of the greatest intellects ( and oddest personalities) in human history." San Francisco Chronicle. (Key Words: Science, History, Knowledge, Space, Time, Cosmology, Albert Einstein, Planets, Timothy Ferris). less
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