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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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Includes bibliographical references (p. [443]-485)

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A wonderful accounting of man's gradual learning to understand and explain the earth and the cosmos.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780385263269
Author:
Ferris, Timothy
Publisher:
Anchor Books/Doubleday
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Science
Subject:
History
Subject:
Astronomy - Solar System
Subject:
Astronomy
Subject:
Cosmology
Subject:
Space and time
Subject:
Astronomy - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
1st Anchor books ed.
Series Volume:
pt. 2
Publication Date:
June 1989
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
496
Dimensions:
8.05x5.11x1.11 in. 1.00 lbs.

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