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The New York Times Book of Physics and Astronomy: More Than 100 Years of Covering the Expanding Universe

By: Cornelia Dean(Editor)

557 pages, 25 b/w illustrations


Hardback | Nov 2013 | #208985 | ISBN-13: 9781402793202
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This is the very best on physics and astronomy from the New York Times! The newspaper of record has always prided itself on its coverage of physics and astronomy and these 125 articles from its archives feature such esteemed names as Malcolm W. Browne, James Glanz, George Johnson, William L. Laurence and more. From the discovery of distant galaxies to the tiny interstices of the atom, these articles cover more than 100 years of breakthroughs, discoveries, setbacks, and mysteries solved and unsolved.

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Cornelia Dean is a science writer for the New York Times and a lecturer at the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Harvard University. From January 1997 until June 2003, Dean was science editor of the Time. She is currently working on a book about the misuse of scientific information in American public life.

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