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Published: 07 December 2006

284 Pages | numerous line drawings, tables, halftones and mathematical examples


ISBN: 9780199209163

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Conceptions of Cosmos

From Myths to the Accelerating Universe: A History of Cosmology

Helge S. Kragh

  • The only book offering a modern and authoritative account of the entire history of cosmology.
  • Includes the latest discoveries in cosmology.
  • Includes perspectives on cosmology from physics, chemistry and philosophy.
  • Presents scientific arguments in detail, but uses non-technical language.
  • Extensive bibliography.