Cosmology: Mankind's Grand Investigation
by Greg Bothun
Publisher: Harcourt Brace College Publishers 1999
Number of pages: 129
Cosmology is the empirical study of the organization, structure and evolution of the Universe. This study is not simply a dispassionate exercise in physics and math but rather a reflection of our insatiable desire to understand our environment and to feel connected to it.
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