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Star-Craving Mad: Tales from a travelling astronomer by [Fred Watson]

Star-Craving Mad: Tales from a travelling astronomer Main Edition, Kindle Edition

4.2 out of 5 stars 11 ratings

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Length: 358 pages Word Wise: Enabled Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
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Book Description

A journey through time and space with Australia's best known astronomer. --This text refers to an alternate kindle_edition edition.

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"lighthearted excursion into the history of mankind's understanding of the universe." --Publishers Weekly

"[Watson] deftly twists and turns between astronomy history and cutting-edge research, ultimately transforming a book about space science and physics into a rarity: light reading packed with valuable information." --Scientific American --This text refers to the paperback edition.

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  • ASIN : B00B7BZXF8
  • Publisher : Allen & Unwin; Main edition (1 February 2013)
  • Language : English
  • File size : 2059 KB
  • Text-to-Speech : Enabled
  • Screen Reader : Supported
  • Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
  • X-Ray : Not Enabled
  • Word Wise : Enabled
  • Print length : 358 pages
  • Customer Reviews:
    4.2 out of 5 stars 11 ratings

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5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent book!!
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5.0 out of 5 stars A fun read and easy introduction to Astronomy
Reviewed in the United States on 3 April 2013
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CATHERINE SWAN
4.0 out of 5 stars This book is a delightful tour through astronomy and physics ...
Reviewed in the United States on 6 April 2015
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5.0 out of 5 stars wonderful
Reviewed in the United States on 24 August 2014
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4.0 out of 5 stars Eternity Unravelled
Reviewed in the United States on 16 June 2014
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