The Astronomer's Universe: Stars, Galaxies and Cosmos

Herbert Friedman, Author Ballantine Books $14 (0p) ISBN 978-0-345-37248-2
Friedman details observation techniques; covers topics that include stellar evolution, quasars and post-Big Bang nucleosynthesis; and profiles pathfinders such as Edwin Hubble, Jan Oort and telescope-builder George Hale. ``One of the most engaging popular-science introductions to astronomy to come along in memory,'' said PW. Illustrated. (July)
Reviewed on: 06/03/1991
Release date: 06/01/1991
Paperback - 365 pages - 978-0-393-31763-3
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