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Measuring the Universe: Cosmic Dimensions from Aristarchus to Halley Reprint Edition

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ISBN-13: 978-0226848822
ISBN-10: 0226848825
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'By concentrating on a single question, 'How did the dimensions of our universe appear to us at different epochs of history?' Albert Van Helden has managed to trace a complex story through more than two millennia and endow it with excitement and new insights. 'Measuring the Universe'...reads like a detective story, because the very best astronomers are detectives of the highest rank. --Martin Harwit, Sky and Telescope

About the Author

Albert Van Helden is professor of history at Rice University and the author of The Invention of the Telescope.
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Product Details

  • Paperback: 212 pages
  • Publisher: University Of Chicago Press; Reprint edition (September 15, 1986)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0226848825
  • ISBN-13: 978-0226848822
  • Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.5 x 9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 13.4 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 2.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,849,129 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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