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Edwin Hubble: Mariner of the Nebulae

Biography / Memoir
By: GE Christianson
420 pages, Illus
Edwin Hubble: Mariner of the Nebulae
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  • Edwin Hubble: Mariner of the Nebulae ISBN: 9780750304238 Hardback Dec 1997 Usually dispatched within 6 days
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Biography of Edwin Hubble written for the layman. It is both the biography of an extraordinary human being and the story of the greatest quest in the history of astronomy since the Copernican revolution.`There was nothing dull about Hubble and there is nothing dull in this thoroughly researched biography. This is one of the most readable scientific biographies of recent years. Buy it.' Astronomy Now

Contents

1 Marshfield. 2 "An Awful Moment". 3 "A Thing So Outlandish". 4 A Son of Queen's. 5 Heavens's Gate. 6 Reconnaissance. 7 The Cosmic Archipelago. 8 Uncharted Waters. Mariner of the Nebulae. 10 "Your Husband's Work Is Beautiful". 11 "Almost a Miracle".12 "Now Whom Do We Want to Meet?". Landlocked. 14 Dark Passage. 15 Home Is the Sailor. Epilogue. Notes and Abbreviations of Frequently used sources. Bibliography. Acknowledgments. Index.

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Biography / Memoir
By: GE Christianson
420 pages, Illus
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