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Edwin Hubble Mariner of the Nebulae

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ISBN-10: 0226105210

ISBN-13: 9780226105215

Edition: N/A

Authors: Gale E. Christianson

List price: $29.00
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In 1923 Edwin Hubble confirmed the existence of other galaxies. By the end of the decade, he proved that the universe is expanding, thus laying the very cornerstone of the big bang theory. A revealing portrait of a scientific genius at work, this book also offers an incisive narrative of the history of astronomy, and an evocation of what we see when gazing at the stars. "Highly entertaining. . . . Hubble may have been the most important astronomer since Galileo. Perhaps since Copernicus."—Dick Teresi, New York Times Book Review "Hubble's own story has not been adequately told until now. . . . A riveting portrait of a great scientist and a haunted man, and the best look we are…    
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Book details

List price: $29.00
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 12/1/1996
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 428
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

""An Awful Moment""
""A Thing So Outlandish""
A Son of Queen's
Heaven's Gate
The Cosmic Archipelago
Uncharted Water
Mariner of the Nebulae
""Your Husband's Work Is Beautiful""
""Almost a Miracle""
""Now Whom Do We Want to Meet?""
Dark Passage
Home Is the Sailor
Notes and Abbreviations of Frequently Used Sources