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Coming of Age in the Milky Way (1988)
by Timothy Ferris (Author)
Coming of Age in the Milky Way by Timothy Ferris (1988)
Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0385263260, Paperback)Winner of the 1988 American Institute of Physics Prize and named one of 1988's best books by the New York Times Book Review, this brilliant, lively and informative book seeks to comprehend the enormities of cosmic space and time and how this quest has shaped religion, politics and philosophy.
(retrieved from Amazon Mon, 30 Sep 2013 13:38:06 -0400)
Traces the evolution of humanity's need to understand space and time from late-prehistoric musings to the "supersymmetry" theories of space-time advanced as the second millennium comes to a close.
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