Heavenly Errors: Misconceptions about the Real Nature of the Universe

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Product Details

Price
$126.00
Publisher
Columbia University Press
Publish Date
Pages
288
Dimensions
6.32 X 9.22 X 0.89 inches | 1.09 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780231116442
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About the Author

Neil F. Comins is the author of What if the Moon Didn't Exist? He has contributed numerous articles to Astronomy magazine and has appeared on radio and television. He is professor of physics and astronomy at the University of Maine.

Reviews

An interesting new look at how humans perceive nature....A good primer on critical thinking and how science really works.--Choice
His relaxed style of discourse makes his book quite readable, and though his pedagogical approach is somewhat unconventional, he deserves a hearing. Recommended for academic and public libraries.--Library Journal
Anyone concerned with astronomy will find this book useful.--Astronomy Now
Debunking silly, frightening and grandiose beliefs, the University of Maine professor of physics and astronomy is reassuring and engaging.--Publishers Weekly
An easy-to-read guide to what science now knows about the universe.--San Diego Union Tribune
Intriguing analysis of common errors and misconceptions of the real nature of the universe.--Bookwatch