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Cosmos : an illustrated history of astronomy and cosmology

Author: John D North
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Univ. of Chicago Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [Nachdr.]View all editions and formats
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Offers a historical survey of the two sciences that help define our place in the universe: astronomy and cosmology. This book investigates scientific practices in the early civilizations of Egypt,  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John D North
ISBN: 0226594408 0226594416 9780226594408 9780226594415
OCLC Number: 700522552
Description: XXV, 876 Seiten, [8] Blätter ; 26 cm
Responsibility: John North.
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"The remarkable story of the sustained human endeavour to understand our place in the universe." - Sir Bernard Lovell, author of Pathways to the Universe "A major achievement that trembles on the Read more...

 
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