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Sizing Up the Universe
The Cosmos in Perspective
Written by J. Richard Gott and Robert J. Vanderbei


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
Publisher: National Geographic
On Sale: November 2, 2010
Price: $35.00

Sizing Up the Universe reveals an ingenious new way to envision the outsize proportions of space, based on the work of Princeton University professors Richard Gott and Robert Vanderbei. Using scaled maps, object comparisons, and space photographs, it demonstrates the actual size of objects in the cosmos –from Buzz Aldrin’s historic... Read more >
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