Cosmic Imagery: Key Images in the History of Science

Cosmic Imagery: Key Images in the History of Science

by John D. Barrow
     
 

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“Dozens of short essays, each prompted by one of science’s visual creations . . . beautiful.”—George Johnson, New York Times Book ReviewSee more details below

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“Dozens of short essays, each prompted by one of science’s visual creations . . . beautiful.”—George Johnson, New York Times Book Review

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Dennis di Cicco - Sky and Telescope
“A collection of provocative (and coordinated) essays that takes the readers through several centuries of scientific enlightenment . . . the writing is so smooth and enjoyable, you may forget that there’s a scholarly heart within.”

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ISBN-13:
9780393337990
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
12/14/2009
Pages:
624
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.10(d)

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