Starlight Detectives

Starlight Detectives

Alan Hirshfeld

Biography / Science / Nonfiction

Discover magazine “Top 5 Summer Read"Scientific American “Recommended" feature review“A masterful balance of science, history and rich narrative." —Discover magazine“Hirshfeld tells this climactic discovery of the expanding universe with great verve and sweep, as befits a story whose scope, characters and import leave most fiction far behind." —Wall Street Journal“Starlight Detectives is just the sort of richly veined book I love to read—full of scientific history and discoveries, peopled by real heroes and rogues, and told with absolute authority. Alan Hirshfeld's wide, deep knowledge of astronomy arises not only from the most careful scholarship, but also from the years he's spent at the telescope, posing his own questions to the stars." —DAVA SOBEL, author of A More Perfect Heaven: How Copernicus Revolutionized the Cosmos and...
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