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Exploring the origins of the universe by Stuart A. Kallen

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Published by Twenty First Century Books in New York .
Written in English


  • Astronomy -- History -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Cosmology -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Astronomers -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Physicists -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Cosmology.,
  • Astronomers.,
  • Physicists.

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About the Edition

Discusses various beliefs about the origin and nature of the universe and the studies of such scientists as Copernicus, Galileo, Kepler, and Einstein, who have advanced our understanding of the universe.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementStuart A. Kallen.
SeriesSecrets of space
LC ClassificationsQB46 .K35 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination64 p. :
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL998597M
ISBN 100805044787
LC Control Number96037366

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