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The day we found the universe.


The day we found the universe.

Bartusiak, Marcia.

Pantheon Books


337 pages




Bartusiak teaches at MIT, is the award-winning author of several books, and has contributed to numerous publications including National Geographic, Smithsonian, The New York Times, and The Washington Post. In her latest text she presents an account of the discovery of the modern universe in the early-20th century. The story details the contributions made by not only Edwin Hubble but also the many talented and scientists working behind the scenes, including Henrietta Leavitt, Vesto Slipher, Georges Lemaitre, Milton Humason, and Harlow Shapley. Illustrated with b&w photographs. Academic but accessible to general readers.

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