Frame of the Universe: A History of Physical Cosmology

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Durham and Purrington approach the history of the universe by exploring the frontiers of physics, while maintaining a long-standing interest in astronomy and cosmology. They stress that man can not fully understand himself until he understands the universe, of which he is a part.

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Robert D. Purrington has served as a Professor of Physics at Tulane University and Texas A&M. He has written a number of books covering scientific topics, including Birdwatching in his native state of Louisianna. Dr. Purrington also keeps a residence in the mountains of Colorado.

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"The authors have chosen to follow the history of cosmological ideas from ancient to modern times at a level suitable for non-specialist college courses and general reading...Yet, the clarity of presentation and the engaging style make this an enjoyable book for any scientist to read." (Nature)

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