Brief History Of The Universe: From Ancient Babylon to the Big Bang

Paperback | December 10, 2015

byJ.p. Mcevoy

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From Stonehenge to String Theory - how astronomy has changed the world. Since the dawn of humanity, men have attempted to divine the nature of the heavens. The first astronomers mapped the movement of the seasons and used the positions of the constellations for augurs and astrology.

Today, the search goes ever deeper into the nature of reality and life itself. In this accessible overview , astrophysicist J.P. McEvoy tells the story of how our know ledge of the cosmos has developed. He puts in context many of the greatest discoveries of all time and many of the dominant personalities: Aristotle, Copernicus, and Isaac New ton, and as we approach the modern era, Einstein, Eddington, and Haw king. .

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From Stonehenge to String Theory - how astronomy has changed the world. Since the dawn of humanity, men have attempted to divine the nature of the heavens. The first astronomers mapped the movement of the seasons and used the positions of the constellations for augurs and astrology.Today, the search goes ever deeper into the nature of ...

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Since the dawn of humanity, man has attempted to define the nature of the heavens. The first astronomers mapped the movement of the seasons and used the positions of the constellations for augurs and astrology. Today, the search goes deeper into the nature of reality and life itself.In this accessible overview, astrophysicist J.P. McEv...

Format:PaperbackPublished:December 10, 2015Language:English

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ISBN - 10:1845296842

ISBN - 13:9781845296841

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from I want more! So happy I bought this book. It's a very interesting and easy read that provides you with the basic information about our universe and opens the door to wanting to know more!
Date published: 2016-11-16