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The sky order and chaos / Jean-Pierre Verdet.

By: Verdet, Jean-Pierre.
Contributor(s): Zielonka, Anthony.
Series: New horizons: Publisher: London : Thames and Hudson, 1992Description: 199 p. : col. ill. ; 18 cm.ISBN: 9780500300213 : (pbk.).Subject(s): Astronomy | Astronomy -- HistoryDDC classification: 520.9 Subject: "The sky is a compelling presence, a place for scientific exploration, a symbol of the infinite, a source of secrets yet to come. From the dawn of history, people have looked up at the sky, seeking theer the answers to their questions, noting the signs of God's favour or displeasure, discovering fantastic animals or terrifying omens of the future." - Back cover.
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General Collection 520.9 VER (Browse shelf) Available 000444192

First published in 1987 by Gallimard.

Translated from French by Anthony Zielonka.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

"The sky is a compelling presence, a place for scientific exploration, a symbol of the infinite, a source of secrets yet to come. From the dawn of history, people have looked up at the sky, seeking theer the answers to their questions, noting the signs of God's favour or displeasure, discovering fantastic animals or terrifying omens of the future." - Back cover.

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