Chasing Hubble's Shadows

Chasing Hubble's Shadows

Chasing Hubble's Shadows is an account of the continuing efforts of astronomers to probe the outermost limits of the observable universe. The book derives its title from something the great American astronomer Edwin Hubble once wrote: "Eventually, we reach the dim boundary—the utmost limits of our telescopes. There, we measure shadows, and we search among ghostly errors of measurement for landmarks that are scarcely more substantial."

The quest for Hubble's "shadows"—those… (more)

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Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (January 23, 2007)

Collection: Hill and Wang

Language: English