The Birth of Time

The Birth of Time : How We Measured the Age of the Universe

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This is a tale of false leads, blind alleys and groping in the semi-dark, all of which lead to the discovery of the elusive evidence of the age of the universe. The author, as a research astronomer, was involved in the work with the Hubble Space Telescope which lead to the final breakthrough.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 130 x 192 x 20mm | 222.26g
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • Phoenix (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 8pp b&w illustration
  • 0753809966
  • 9780753809969

About John Gribbin

John Gribbin has a Ph.D. in astrophysics from Cambridge, and is now Visiting Fellow in Astronomy at the University of Sussex and consultant to New Scientist. His books have been translated into many languages, and have won awards in both Britain and the United States. He also writes science fiction.show more

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