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The Outcast Genius Who Unmasked the Universe

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$35.00 • £28.95 • €31.50

ISBN 9780674979673

Publication Date: 09/10/2019

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368 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

24 photos

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John Johnson Jr. spent twenty-two years at the Los Angeles Times, where he was a member of two teams that were awarded Pulitzer Prizes. He was responsible for covering space and physics for the newspaper and contributed to its reputation as a preeminent source of science reporting. He has written three science books for children and shared an IRE Medal from Investigative Reporters and Editors Inc.

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