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Arch of Heaven: The Science and Mystery of the Rainbow


By: D Whitehouse

288 pages, Illus

Oxford University Press

Hardback | Jun 2015 | #176596 | ISBN-13: 9780199561667
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Arch of Heaven tells the remarkable story of the rainbow, a natural phenomenon that bridges our culture, mythology, art, and science. From the myths of the Incas, to the theories of Newton and the latest sights captured by the Hubble telescope, this book tells the story of how man has tried to understand the mysterious 'arch of heaven'.

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