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Astronomy: A history fo man's investigation of the universe
Astronomy A history fo man's investigation of the universe Author:Sir Fred Hoyle Astronomy is the oldest of the sciences, as has often been said. What has not been so often realized is that, in a certain sense, astronomy is also the newest of the sciences. The great advances in physics druing the first thrid of this century are bearing fruit in astronomy at the present day. Scientists are coming more and more to realize t... more »hat only a very limited range of expriments can be performed in the terrestrial laboratory. The universe itself supplies a far subtler laboratory, and a far wider ranging one, whit possibilities that can never be realized here on Earth.
This is a hardcover 'cloth' edition. the dust jacket has some wear on it, but other than that this book is in good condition, considering it was published in 1962.« less