Little Book of Stars

Little Book of Stars

by Sheila Gilheany, Brian Fitzgerald, Brian Fitgerald
     
 

From the earliest times the stars have had a profound effect on human life and thought. The ancient Greeks saw in them their great heroes and legends, while astrologers believed their movements determined human and terrestrial affairs. Today scientists are more concerned with such exotica as super giants, pulsars, black holes, and the possibility of other life

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From the earliest times the stars have had a profound effect on human life and thought. The ancient Greeks saw in them their great heroes and legends, while astrologers believed their movements determined human and terrestrial affairs. Today scientists are more concerned with such exotica as super giants, pulsars, black holes, and the possibility of other life forms. All these aspects of the stars are explored in this fascinating introduction to the wonders of the night ski.

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ISBN-13:
9780898158120
Publisher:
Ten Speed Press
Publication date:
05/01/1996
Pages:
64
Product dimensions:
4.42(w) x 6.18(h) x 0.39(d)

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