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The Day We Found the Universe by Marcia Bartusiak
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The Day We Found the Universe

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The Day We Found the Universe by Marcia Bartusiak
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Mar 09, 2010 | ISBN 9780307276605

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“With her trademark mix of meticulous research and vibrant prose, Bartusiak weaves these discoveries into a narrative equal to the excitement of that convulsive decade.” —Seed Magazine
 
“Bartusiak’s intelligent and engaging book may well become the standard popular account.”–Washington Post
  
“Fascinating.” —The Boston Globe
 
“A science writer of rare gifts. . . . Bartusiak manages to convey the mind-bending complexity of the astronomers’ task . . . while never losing sight of the human elements.” —San Francisco Chronicle 

“Compelling. . . . Meticulously researched . . . highly readable.” –New Scientist
 
“Bartusiak chronicles the cosmic explorations that helped make [Edwin] Hubble a star. . . .  Her account is informative, dramatic, and accessible….She sings songs to unsung heroes.”–Tulsa World 
 
“Bartusiak lovingly and meticulously traces the origins and development of a big idea….Her enjoyable book is an exhaustively researched exploration of both major and minor players.” —New Haven Review
 
“Focuses on the dramatic insights, sidesteps and missed opportunities, persistence, pride and bits of luck that accompany the scientific process.” —Science News
 
“Peopled with a fascinating cast of characters . . . . The Day We Found the Universe is a scientific thriller that brings to life the many scientists who laid the foundation for Hubble’s groundbreaking accomplishments. . . . A great read, for anyone who enjoys a compelling yarn.” —Montreal Gazette

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