The history of astronomy

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Firefly Books,
Pub. Date:
2007.
Language:
English
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A comprehensive narrative on how people interacted with the night sky, from the earliest superstitions through to the science of astronomy. Written by expert astronomers and featuring interviews with 26 of the world's best, including Stephen Hawking.
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