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August 1953
New Republic;8/3/53, Vol. 129 Issue 1, p21
The article presents information on the book "The End of the World," by Kenneth Heuer. Heuer is a competent astronomer who had the bright, journalistic idea of writing a book about the possible ways in which the world can end. He tells, in a style that is also bright and journalistic, how at a time many millions of years in the future all living things will be burned or frozen to death because of the increased or decreased heat of the sun. It is a pity that he those to include some nonsense about space travel; perhaps someone told him that no book on astronomy nowadays can sell without it.


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