#1625: Bob Berman’s New Book “Earth-Shattering”

September 09, 2019 00:30:00
#1625: Bob Berman’s New Book “Earth-Shattering”
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#1625: Bob Berman’s New Book “Earth-Shattering”
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The majority of celestial space is inactive and will remain forever unruffled. But when cosmic violence does unfold, it changes the very fabric of the universe, with mega-explosions and ripple effects that reach the near limits of human comprehension. In his new book “Earth-Shattering,” astronomy writer Bob Berman investigates these instances of violence both mammoth […]

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