Item #29008 “Origin of the Microwave Radio Background” (Nature 211, pp. 574-575). P. J. E. Peebles, R. H. Dicke.

“Origin of the Microwave Radio Background” (Nature 211, pp. 574-575).

London: Macmillan and Co., 1963. Hardcover. First Edition. 1434, LV pp. 4to. Green library binding, ex-library with stamp of "Technical Library, U.S. Naval Propellant Plant, Indian Head, Maryland" on first free endpaper, title page, and final free endpaper. No other library markings present Clean within. Very Good.
An early paper by James Peebles (b. 1935) who was named a Nobel Laureate in Physics in 2019 for his theoretical discoveries in physical cosmology.

Volume also contains J. Tuzo William's article, "Did the Atlantic Close and then Re-Open?” (pp. 676-681) where Wilson first proposes the theory of "Continental Drift."

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Price: $300.00

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