Through a Universe Darkly

Through a Universe Darkly : A Cosmic Tale of Ancient Ethers, Dark Matter and the Fate of the Universe

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Providing the history of astronomy from the ancient Greeks up to today, an award-winning science writer shows how the quest for dark matter is the latest step in the long evolution of our view of the cosmos. Conveying the exhilaration of discovery that has driven astronomers for centuries, the author interweaves history, scientific personalities, and philosophy in a story of the exploration of the universe's contents. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.
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  • Hardback | 400 pages
  • 155 x 235 x 38.1mm
  • HarperCollins
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • 16pp b&w photographs, index
  • 0060183101
  • 9780060183103

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