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Cosmic discoveries

the wonders of astronomy

by David H. Levy

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Published by Prometheus Books in Amherst, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Astronomers -- Biography.,
  • Astronomy -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 211-223) and index.

    Other titlesWonders of astronomy cosmic discoveries
    StatementDavid H. Levy with Wendee Wallach-Levy.
    GenreBiography.
    ContributionsWallach-Levy, Wendee.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQB35 .L48 2001
    The Physical Object
    Pagination232 p. :
    Number of Pages232
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3952428M
    ISBN 10157392931X
    LC Control Number2001048280

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