Blind Watchers Of The Sky: The People And Ideas That Shaped Our View Of The Universe

Paperback | April 29, 1997

byRocky Kolb, Edward W. Kolb, Kolb

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In this immensely readable book, noted cosmologist Rocky Kolb reveals the very human struggles of astronomy superstars seeking cosmic truths while lost in the clouds of confusion. Punctuated by the author’s razor-sharp wit, this book provides anyone curious about science with a behind-the-scenes peek into the discovery process—it’s not exactly the scientific method you learned in school.

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In this immensely readable book, noted cosmologist Rocky Kolb reveals the very human struggles of astronomy superstars seeking cosmic truths while lost in the clouds of confusion. Punctuated by the author's razor-sharp wit, this book provides anyone curious about science with a behind-the-scenes peek into the discovery process--it's no...

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In this immensely readable book, noted cosmologist Rocky Kolb reveals the very human struggles of astronomy superstars seeking cosmic truths while lost in the clouds of confusion. Punctuated by the author’s razor-sharp wit, this book provides anyone curious about science with a behind-the-scenes peek into the discovery process—it’s not...

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In this immensely readable book, noted cosmologist Rocky Kolb reveals the very human struggles of astronomy superstars seeking cosmic truths while lost in the clouds of confusion. Punctuated by the author's razor-sharp wit, this book provides anyone curious about science with a behind-the-scenes peek into the discovery process--it's no...

Rocky Kolb, founding head of the NASA/Fermilab Theoretical Astrophysics Group and University of Chicago professor, combines art, humor, music, and philosophy in writings and lectures about cosmology for the general public.
Format:PaperbackDimensions:352 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.94 inPublished:April 29, 1997Publisher:Basic Books

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ISBN - 10:020115496X

ISBN - 13:9780201154962

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In this immensely readable book, noted cosmologist Rocky Kolb reveals the very human struggles of astronomy superstars seeking cosmic truths while lost in the clouds of confusion. Punctuated by the author's razor-sharp wit, this book provides anyone curious about science with a behind-the-scenes peek into the discovery process--it's not exactly the scientific method you learned in school.