Astronomy through the ages: the story of the human attempt to understand the universe

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Princeton University Press
Pub. Date:
1997
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English
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"In an historical perspective, warmly enriched by the special attention paid to the lives of the individuals involved, Professor Sir Robert Wilson presents an entirely non-mathematical introduction to Astronomy from the first endeavours of the ancients to the latest exciting developments in research enabled by cutting-edge technological advances."--BOOK JACKET. "Free of mathematics and complex graphs, the book nevertheless explains with great care and clarity deep concepts of space and time, of relativity and quantum mechanics, and of the origin and nature of the Universe."--BOOK JACKET.
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9780691058368
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