Archives of the universe: 100 discoveries that transformed our understanding of the cosmos [1st Vintage books ed] 9780307513236, 0307513238

1. The ancient sky -- 2. Revolutions -- 3. Taking measure -- 4. Touching the heavens -- 5. Einsteinian cosmos -- 6. The

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Archives of the universe: 100 discoveries that transformed our understanding of the cosmos [1st Vintage books ed]
 9780307513236, 0307513238

Table of contents :
1. The ancient sky --
2. Revolutions --
3. Taking measure --
4. Touching the heavens --
5. Einsteinian cosmos --
6. The milky way and beyond --
7. New eyes, new universe --
8. Accelerating outward.

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