2000 years of space travel by Russell Freedman

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Published by Holiday House .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Astronomy,
  • Interplanetary voyages,
  • Rocketry

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Classifications
LC ClassificationsTL789 .F67
The Physical Object
Pagination256 p.
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24750952M
LC Control Number63025034
OCLC/WorldCa1294438

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The author succinctly traces the history of stories having to do with getting to the moon&#; starting with the Greek satrist; Lucian's A Great Country in the Air, and including. years of space travel Item Preview remove-circle Internet Archive Contributor Internet Archive Language English.

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Summary: The book narrates the history of the cosmologic and biological evolution of fourteen billion years. It touches on a bevy of topics, such as quark soup, antimatter, inflation theory, multiverses, dark matter, black holes, galaxies, galactic super-structures, the birth of stars and planets, extra-solar planets, and the probability and possibility of extraterrestrial life.

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