- Inbunden (Hardback)
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- Klumpke-Roberts Award
- Cambridge University Press
- Barnett, Alex
- 97 colour pl 18halftones
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- 255 x 195 x 20 mm
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- 640 g
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Seth Shostak is a Senior Astronomer at the SETI Institute, Mountain View, California. Alex Barnett is CEO of the Chabot Space and Science Center, Oakland, California.
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