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4. Interlude: galactic mediocrity

4. Interlude: galactic mediocrity  

John Gribbin

in Galaxies: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2008
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777103
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199234349.003.0005
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780199234349
‘Interlude: Galactic mediocrity’ outlines why the lack of unusual features in the Milky Way is important. The Scientific Revolution can be said to have begun when Copernicus postulated his ... More
2. Stepping stones to the Universe

2. Stepping stones to the Universe  

John Gribbin

in Galaxies: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2008
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777103
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199234349.003.0003
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chapter
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9780199234349
‘Stepping stones to the Universe’ outlines the work of Edwin Hubble. Hubble was convinced that spiral nebulae were separate galaxies, and used the advances in telescopy and photography ... More
3. Our island

3. Our island  

John Gribbin

in Galaxies: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2008
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777103
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199234349.003.0004
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chapter
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9780199234349
‘Our island’ examines the Milky Way. Many new technologies have increased our understanding of our home galaxy. Most notably, we now know that stars make up only a small part of the Milky ... More
Galaxies: A Very Short Introduction

Galaxies: A Very Short Introduction  

John Gribbin

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2008
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777103
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199234349.001.0001
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book
ISBN: 
9780199234349
Galaxies: A Very Short Introduction explores the building blocks of the Universe. Standing like islands in space, each is made up of many hundreds of millions of stars in which ... More

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