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Beneath the Night

Stuart Clark

A history of humanity, told through our relationship with the night sky.

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£9.99
Format
Paperback
ISBN
9781783351541
Date Published
02.09.2021
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Summary

The awe-inspiring history of humanity told through our relationship with stars and the night sky.

‘Excellent . . . This books makes you rethink the traditional story of the history of astronomy . . . Effortlessly readable.’
BBC Sky at Night

‘Stuart Clark’s picture of the yawning gaps in our understanding of the cosmos is fuller than most.’
Nature

From the Stone Age to the Space Age, Stuart Clark explores a fascination shared across the world, one that has unequivocally shaped us as civilisations and as individuals, housing our hopes and fears. In the stars, we can see our past – and ultimately, our fate.

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Stuart Clark is an astronomer and award-winning science writer for the Guardian, New Scientist, BBC Focus, and many other publications. He is writer and presenter of the ‘Music of the Spheres’ series for BBC R3, and author of several works of non-fiction and fiction that have been translated into more than twenty-five languages. He is a Visiting Fellow at the…

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