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Mankind's place in the Universe

Nature volume 457, pages 2829 (01 January 2009) | Download Citation

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Technological developments in astronomy have long helped to answer some of the greatest questions tackled by humanity, recounts Owen Gingerich.

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  1. Owen Gingerich is professor emeritus of astronomy and history of science at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and author of God's Universe.  ginger@cfa.harvard.edu

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