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The Birth Of Time: How We Measured The Age Of The Universe

By: John Gribbin

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04207

ISBN: 029782001X

Condition: Near Fine


This is the story of one of the great scientific puzzles of our time - the mystery of the age of the Universe - and how this mystery was finally solved. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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The Human Touch : Our Part in the Creation of a Universe

By: Michael Frayn

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Faber & Faber Ltd: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04201

ISBN: 0571232175

Condition: Very Good


Mankind, scientists agree, is a tiny and insignificant anomaly in the impersonal vastness of the universe. But what would that universe be like if we were not here to say something about it? Conceptual questions of this nature have been the driving force behind many of Michael Frayn's novels and plays. In this book, with wit and lucidity, he turns to confront them head-on. There is light speckling to the head and base of the text block. View more info