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- A Brief History of the Universe [Elektronisk resurs] : From Ancient Babylon to the Big Bang
- McEvoy, J.P.
- New York : Constable & Robinson
- 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 knowledge 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 Newton, and as we approach the modern era, Einstein Cover; Author biography; Title page; Copyright page; Dedication page; Contents; List of Figures and Illustrations; Acknowledgements; Epigraph page; Preface; Begin reading; Further Reading; Index;