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Does the universe consist of independent objects, or is it a single unit? Are some of its features accidental, or can they all be explained in theoretical terms? This accessible book on cosmology addresses and answersÂ profound questions about the universe. Compelling photos, along withÂ figures and examples, illustrate the text.Â "An invigorating intellectual exercise." â€” Scientific American. 1959 edition.
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Book Description Dover Publications, Mineola, NY, 2009. Soft cover. Condition: New. No Jacket. The first part of this book begins with the early Greek astronomers, who first measured the size of the Earth and the distance to the Sun. The second part explores modern theories of the universe, and the author delineates his own view that the universe is a unity, and the behavior of nearby matter is influenced by distant regions of the universe. Unabridged republication of book first published by Doubleday Anchor Books in 1959. xix+213 pages, b/w photos, drawings, Epilogue, Index. Seller Inventory # 14965
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