Lonely Hearts of the Cosmos: The Scientific Quest for the Secret of the Universe

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A fascinating insider's glimpse of the human side of cosmology--the controversies, dramas, speculations, and disappointments. In the background of laboratories, lonely offices, and observatories, Overbye spent years observing the brilliant scientists dedicated to discovering the mysteries of the universe. Photographs; index.

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"Dennis Overbye, who studied physics at MIT, is also the author of Einstein in Love. He is Deputy Science Editor of the New York Times, and his writings have appeared in Time, the New York Times Magazine, and many other publications Lonely Hearts of the Cosmos was nominated for a National Book Critics' Circle Award in Nonfiction and a Los Angeles Times Book Award in Science."

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