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The Transit of Venus: How a Rare Astronomical Alignment Changed the World
by Peter Adds, Hamish Campbell, Paul T. Callaghan, Paul Callaghan, Richard Hall, Anne Salmond, Duncan Steel, Marilyn Head
Going beyond the science of astronomy, this study looks at the history of Venus' rare passings across the face of the sun which have affected the exploration, colonization, and science of our planet for thousands of years. In response to Venus' 2004 transit, the first in 121 years, the scientists and historians in this study look at the extraordinary impact these astronomi ...more
Paperback, 128 pages
Published June 1st 2008 by Awa Press
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