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The Resource Cosmic discoveries : the wonders of astronomy, David H. Levy with Wendee Wallach-Levy

Cosmic discoveries : the wonders of astronomy, David H. Levy with Wendee Wallach-Levy

Label
Cosmic discoveries : the wonders of astronomy
Title
Cosmic discoveries
Title remainder
the wonders of astronomy
Statement of responsibility
David H. Levy with Wendee Wallach-Levy
Title variation
Wonders of astronomy cosmic discoveries
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 520/.92/2
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QB35
LC item number
.L48 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Cosmic discoveries : the wonders of astronomy, David H. Levy with Wendee Wallach-Levy
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 211-223) and index
Contents
Year 2000: an ancient comet returns -- 1842: to sail beyond the sunset, portraits of discovery -- 1965: passport for discovery -- 1572: Tycho Brahe, a swashbuckling astronomer -- 1610: Galileo and the interpretation of discovery -- 1632: Galileo and the consequence of discovery -- 1656: Christiaan Huygens, it is surrounded by a ring -- 1682: Edmond Halley, discovery by calculation -- 1760: Charles Messier, the comet hunter of Cluny -- 1781: Caroline and William Herschel -- 1846: Adams, Leverrier, and the scandal over Neptune -- 1912: Henrietta Leavitt, Harlow Shapley, and our place in the Milky Way galaxy -- 1919: Eddington, Einstein, Mercury, and an eclipse -- 1924: Edwin Hubble : the man who defined the universe -- 1930: Clyde Tombaugh and Pluto -- 1948: Bart Bok and his globules -- 1951: the Milky Way is a spiral galaxy -- 1963 : Seyfert galaxies and quasars -- 1979: using a galaxy as a telescope : gravitational lenses and Einstein rings -- 1993: Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 : do not go gentle into that good night -- 1999: finding planets around other stars -- 1971: acquainted with the night : O'Meara and Summerfield -- 1988: Jean Mueller : of supernovae and songs -- 2001: to discover an idea : the cosmic vision of Arthur C. Clarke
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
232 p.
Isbn
9781573929318
Lccn
2001048280
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm47838341
Label
Cosmic discoveries : the wonders of astronomy, David H. Levy with Wendee Wallach-Levy
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 211-223) and index
Contents
Year 2000: an ancient comet returns -- 1842: to sail beyond the sunset, portraits of discovery -- 1965: passport for discovery -- 1572: Tycho Brahe, a swashbuckling astronomer -- 1610: Galileo and the interpretation of discovery -- 1632: Galileo and the consequence of discovery -- 1656: Christiaan Huygens, it is surrounded by a ring -- 1682: Edmond Halley, discovery by calculation -- 1760: Charles Messier, the comet hunter of Cluny -- 1781: Caroline and William Herschel -- 1846: Adams, Leverrier, and the scandal over Neptune -- 1912: Henrietta Leavitt, Harlow Shapley, and our place in the Milky Way galaxy -- 1919: Eddington, Einstein, Mercury, and an eclipse -- 1924: Edwin Hubble : the man who defined the universe -- 1930: Clyde Tombaugh and Pluto -- 1948: Bart Bok and his globules -- 1951: the Milky Way is a spiral galaxy -- 1963 : Seyfert galaxies and quasars -- 1979: using a galaxy as a telescope : gravitational lenses and Einstein rings -- 1993: Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 : do not go gentle into that good night -- 1999: finding planets around other stars -- 1971: acquainted with the night : O'Meara and Summerfield -- 1988: Jean Mueller : of supernovae and songs -- 2001: to discover an idea : the cosmic vision of Arthur C. Clarke
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
232 p.
Isbn
9781573929318
Lccn
2001048280
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm47838341

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