The fallen sky: an intimate history of shooting stars

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Jeremy P. Tarcher/Penguin,
Pub. Date:
c2009.
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English
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Weaving natural history, memoir, and the stories of maverick scientists, daring adventurers, and stargazing dreamers, this book takes us from Antarctica to outer space to tell the tale of how the study of meteorites became a scientific passion.--From publisher description.
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9781585427208
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