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The Red Limit by Ferris Timothy - Hardcover - 1977 - from Brace Point Books and Biblio.com

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The Red Limit

by Ferris Timothy

Condition: Good


The author's first book, searching for the edge of the universe. Always his major theme, the discoveries in astronomy and cosmology, and the men and women who make those discoveries. The book is clean and tight, no markings, a slight lean.

For centuries, it was assumed that our universe was static. In the late 1920s, astronomers defeated this assumption with a startling new discovery. From Earth, the light of distant galaxies appeared to be red, meaning that those galaxies were receding from us. This led to the revolutionary realization that the universe is expanding. The Red Limit is the tale of this discovery, its ramifications, and the passionately competitive astronomers who charted the past, present, and future of the cosmos.




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