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Seeing in the dark how backyard stargazers are probing deep space and guarding Earth from interplanetary peril by Timothy Ferris

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Published by Simon & Schuster in New York .
Written in English


  • Astronomers,
  • Astronomy -- Amateurs" manuals

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 323-340) and index.

StatementTimothy Ferris.
GenreAmateurs" manuals
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 379 p. :
Number of Pages379
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23246810M
ISBN 100684865793
LC Control Number2002020693

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In Seeing in the Dark, a poetic love letter to science and to the skies, Timothy Ferris invites us all to become recounts his own experiences as an enthralled lifelong amateur astronomer and reports from around the globe -- from England and Italy to the Florida Keys and the Chilean Andes -- on the revolution that's putting millions in touch with the night nuamooreaid.comed on: July 08, Seeing in the Dark: Finding God's Light in the Most Unexpected Places - eBook () by Nancy Ortberg Hear about sales, receive special offers & more. You can unsubscribe at any time.5/5(4). Stargazing is the subject of Seeing in the Dark, a minute, state-of-the-art, high-definition (HDTV) documentary by Timothy Ferris that premieres on PBS September 19, at p.m. "Seeing Dark Things is an adventurous philosophical exercise in the ontology and epistemology of the commonsense world. Its treatment of the many puzzles that surround such putative 'negative' entities as shadows and holes will make it a classic on the literature on privations for many yeas to $

Sep 06,  · To see in the dark, try wearing red tinted glasses for minutes before you turn the lights off, which will help your eyes quickly adjust to the darkness. You can also try closing your eyes and massaging them gently for seconds, which may make it . Seeing in the Dark is a definitive source for personal shamanism and not only provides the tools and techniques of the shaman, but presents the wisdom tradition, awareness paradigm, and shamanic way of life. The powerful shamanic path has weathered the cataclysmic changes of over 50, years of human history and is even more vital and relevant. Feb 20,  · Some books become classics because they bring to the forefront new ideas, while others are imprinted in our consciousness because they shine light on a little known world. Jul 01,  · Seeing in the Dark: How Backyard Stargazers are Probing Deep Space and Guarding Earth from Interplanretary Peril written by Timothy Ferris is a wonderfully well-written personal account about astronomy. Stargazing in this book is more of the backyard amateur variety, however no less serious than the professionals.5/5(5).