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The book sounds like an engaging read. You have received good reviews. "Andrea Wulf gives a vivid account of the difficulties, hardships, and dangers of these long expeditions through unknown territories, each carrying half a ton of delicate astronomical equipment."

Material such as this is what great mini series are made of. I applaud you for doing the research and then delivering it in a way that makes people want to learn more about the history of these events.

Your theme is unique and refreshing.

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