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Star Sight The Story of Astronomy

By: Peter Aughton
256 pages, 150 col images
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From the ancient origins of astronomy to the Copernican revolution, and from Galileo to Hawking's research into black holes, Star Sight charts the discoveries of some of the greatest minds in human history, and their attempts to unveil the secrets of the stars. Each chapter describes a key breakthrough, detailing the drama and personalities, as well as providing a clear explanation of its scientists.

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By: Peter Aughton
256 pages, 150 col images
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