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The Men Who Measured the Universe

By: John Gribbin and Mary Gribbin

144 pages, 15 b/w illus

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Paperback | Mar 2004 | #143755 | ISBN: 1840465360
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Popular science titans John and Mary Gribbin unravel the history of modern astronomy. The revolution in human understanding of the cosmos and our place in it happened within a single lifetime, through a combination of new technology and the dedication of a handful of pioneers obsessed with measuring the distance scale of the Universe.

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