- Author : Andrea Wulf
- Publisher : Alfred a Knopf Incorporated
- Release Date : 2012
- Genre: Science
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- ISBN 10 : 9780307700179
Chasing Venus Book Description :
The award-winning author of The Brother Gardeners chronicles the 18th-century quest to observe the transit of Venus and measure the solar system, explaining the political strife and weather challenges that were overcome to enable an international team of astronomers to work together. 30,000 first printing....