The Book of the Moon

The Book of the Moon

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by Rick Stroud
     
 

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"The Book of the Moon is a miscellany of all things lunar, a book that celebrates the physics that created the moon and the technology that took us there, as well as the magic and mystery of our closest neighbor in space." From ancient astronomers to the great thinkers who paved the way for the Renaissance; from alchemists and witches to the scientists and

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"The Book of the Moon is a miscellany of all things lunar, a book that celebrates the physics that created the moon and the technology that took us there, as well as the magic and mystery of our closest neighbor in space." From ancient astronomers to the great thinkers who paved the way for the Renaissance; from alchemists and witches to the scientists and astronauts of our time, Rick Stroud delves into the mythology and astrology that has inspired civilizations and cultures the world over. Packed with fascinating facts, intriguing statistics and compelling images, this book takes you as close to the moon as you can get without actually standing on it.

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ISBN-13:
9780385613866
Publisher:
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date:
01/01/2009
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
6.22(w) x 9.57(h) x 1.50(d)

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