Sign In | Register

Authors starting with X from The Bookworm Results 1 -1 of 1

  • You searched for:
  • Bookseller inventory: The Bookworm (authors starting with X) (x)
  • Bookseller: The Bookworm (x)
  • Edit search
  • New search
  • Add to want list
1
  • Edition: 1st Printing
  • Quantity available: 1
New York: Oxford University Press, 1995. Hardbound . 1st Printing. BINDING/CONDITION: navy blue binding with cloth at the spine; a Very Good book, with a Fine dust jacket; publisher's price on the jacket flap is intact. Several black and white illustrations. The publisher's blurb reads: ''Trinh Xuan Thuan examines our many attempts to capture the music of nature and hear the cosmic fugue. First, as prelude, he describes the many other cosmologies that preceded the modern Big Bang theory of creation -- the magical universe of cavemen, the ancient Chinese idea of the universe (which Thuan compares to a gigantic bureaucracy), the mathematical universe introduced by Pythagoras, and the heliocentric universe of Copernicus -- and he explores the work of Galileo, Tycho Brahe, and other early scientists. He then describes in a clear, vivid, and poetic language our current understanding of the cosmos, painting a sharp picture of how modern astronomers study the universe, the equipment they use, the most prominent sci ... Read more

Bookseller: The Bookworm, California, United States
Seller rating:

Price: $10.00

Shipping (USA): $3.50

Sort


Search within these results

More search options


Filter by Price ($)


  • Filter by Attribute

    • Hardcover (1)
    • First Editions (1)
    • With dust jacket (1)
    • With photos (1)
  • Filter by Country

    • United States (1)

Didn't find what you're looking for?

Try adding this search to your want list. Millions of books are added to our site everyday and when we find one that matches your search, we'll send you an e-mail. Best of all, it's free.

Add to want list

Trustpilot