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Mapping the Next Millennium:
How Computer-Driven Cartography Is Revolutionizing the Face of Science

by Stephen S. Hall

ISBN 0679741755 / 9780679741756 / 0-679-74175-5
Publisher Vintage
Language English
Edition Softcover
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A visually stunning and conceptually explosive report from the frontiers of mapmaking. Ranging from the mapping of the ocean floor to the scanning of remote galaxies, from portraits of subatomic collisions to an unprecedented view of the mathematical constant "pi, " this work makes the theoretical compellingly concrete, even as it reminds us that the world is far more vast than we ever dreamed. Photographs throughout. [via]