Coming of Age in the Milky Way

  • by Timothy Ferris (University of California, Berkeley)
  • Narrated by Timothy Ferris
  • 2 hrs and 46 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Humans have long sought to comprehend the enormities of cosmic space and time. Here, best selling science writer Timothy Ferris tells the story of that quest. He interweaves the majestic themes of astronomy, physics, religion, and philosophy with fresh and lasting portraits of the men and women who created what has been called our society's most precious treasure - its conception of the universe at large. Whether you're a scientist or a recreational stargazer, you'll delight in this compelling look at our search for understanding.

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"A remarkable piece of work." (Newsweek)

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Book Details

  • Release Date: 16-12-1999
  • Publisher: Phoenix Books