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Pendulum: Leon Foucault and the Triumph of Science by [Amir  D. Aczel]

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Length: 298 pages Word Wise: Enabled Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
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The Christian Science Monitor This intriguing account...exemplifies a lesson that humanity seems forever reluctant to learn: How the world appears depends on your frame of reference.

Simon Winchester author of The Professor and the Madman [S]eductively captivating....With all the clarity and narrative brilliance that has become [Aczel's] hallmark. --This text refers to an alternate kindle_edition edition.

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Amir D. Aczel is the bestselling author of ten books, including Entanglement, The Riddle of the Compass, The Mystery of the Aleph, and Fermat's Last Theorem. He lives in Brookline, Massachusetts. --This text refers to an alternate kindle_edition edition.

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  • File size : 15361 KB
  • Word Wise : Enabled
  • Print length : 298 pages
  • Publisher : Atria Books (1 November 2007)
  • Language: : English
  • ASIN : B001BU8E3I
  • Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
  • Text-to-Speech : Enabled
  • Screen Reader : Supported
  • X-Ray : Not Enabled
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