Finding Our Place in the Universe: How We Discovered Laniakea - The Milky Way's Home

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Price
$24.95
Publisher
MIT Press
Publish Date
Pages
184
Dimensions
5.5 X 8.1 X 0.7 inches | 0.75 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780262039956
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About the Author

Hélène Courtois is a French astrophysicist specializing in cosmography. She is Professor and Vice President at the University of Lyon 1 and the director of a research team at the Lyon Institute of Nuclear Physics. She received the 2018 Scientist of the Year Award from the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs for her international influence. She is featured in the 2019 documentary Cosmic Flows: The Cartographers of the Universe by CPB Films.

Reviews

A luminous behind-the-scenes record of a two-decade astrophysical feat.

--Nature

This identification of Laniakea is a tour de force, and Courtois' account gives it life.

--Times Higher Education