This book provides a comprehensive history of cosmology, from the ancient Greeks to modern astrophysicists. It explores the evolution of scientific thought and discoveries that have shaped our understanding of the universe. The narrative chronicles the shift from geocentric to heliocentric models, the development of quantum mechanics, and the advent of theories such as relativity and string theory. The book also discusses the philosophical and cultural implications of these scientific advancements.
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