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Marcia Bartusiak
Marcia Bartusiak

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Marcia Bartusiak is an award-winning author whose previous books include Through a Universe Darkly, Thursday’s Universe, Einstein’s Unfinished Symphony, and Archives of the Universe. Her work has appeared in such publications as National Geographic, Smithsonian, Discover, The New York Times, and The Washington Post. She teaches in at MIT and lives in Sudbury, Massachusetts.

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Archives of the Universe
100 Discoveries That Transformed Our Understanding of the Cosmos
Edited by Marcia Bartusiak


Format: eBook, 720 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: May 19, 2010
Price: $17.99

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Archives of the Universe
100 Discoveries That Transformed Our Understanding of the Cosmos
Edited by Marcia Bartusiak


Format: Trade Paperback, 720 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 11, 2006
Price: $20.00

An unparalleled history of astronomy presented in the words of the scientists who made the discoveries. Here are the writings of Copernicus, Galileo, Kepler, Newton, Halley, Hubble, and Einstein, as well as that of dozens of others who have significantly contributed to our picture of the universe.

From Aristotle’s proof that... Read more >
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The Day We Found the Universe

Written by Marcia Bartusiak


Format: eBook
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 7, 2009
Price: $12.99

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The Day We Found the Universe

Written by Marcia Bartusiak


Format: Trade Paperback, 366 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: March 9, 2010
Price: $16.95

The riveting and mesmerizing story behind a watershed period in human history, the discovery of the startling size and true nature of our universe.

On New Years Day in 1925, a young Edwin Hubble released his finding that our Universe was far bigger, eventually measured as a thousand trillion times larger than... Read more >
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