The Very First Light: The True Inside Story of the Scientific Journey Back to the Dawn of the Universe (Penguin Press Science S.)

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In 1992 members of a NASA team revealed to the world findings made by a remarkable satellite called the Cosmic Background Explorer, or COBE. Written from the first-person perspective of John Mather, the project-leading scientist, this tells the real, inside story of COBE and its momentous, scientific journey back to the dawn of the universe, alongside a fascinating account of modern cosmology.

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Written from the first-person perspective of John Mather, the project-leading scientist, this is the real, inside story of the satellite called the Cosmic Background Explorer, or COBE, and its momentous, scientific journey back to the dawn of the universe, alongside an account of modern cosmology.

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JOHN MATHER is an astrophysicist. He initiated the COBE project proposal in 1974 and two years later became COBE's scientific leader. He has spent his entire working life on the project.
JOHN BOSLOUGH is a freelance writer.

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