Measuring the Universe

Measuring the Universe : The Historical Quest to Quantify Space

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This informative text tells the story of how man has attempted to measure distance in space, ranging from early experiments in working out the circumference of the earth, through estimates of distance to the nearest stars, to developments in theories as to what is beyond the observable universe.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 320 pages
  • 134 x 185 x 31mm | 392g
  • Headline Book Publishing
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 8pp b/w plates, 15 line drawings
  • 0747221324
  • 9780747221326

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