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A Brief Visual History of Space and Astronomy in 250 Milestones

A Brief Visual History of Space and Astronomy in 250 Milestones

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From the Big Bang to the end of time, or what a pioneering female astronomer has to do with Sagan’s petty nemeses. “The Earth is a very small stage in a vast cosmic arena,” Carl Sagan marveled in his iconic Pale Blue Dot. But how, exactly, did that arena come to be and what else populates its …

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