I read this book about 10-Nov-2009. This is the first time I've read this book. The book is copyright 2000. This note was last modified Tuesday, 29-Dec-2009 19:28:05 PST.
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This is non-fiction. It's basically a popular science book—about the ways you can get fairly close to science from a civilian position. Museums, lectures, observatories.
Probably just the thing for some people, but it wasn't very interesting for me.