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The Resource The Neptune file : planet detectives and the discovery of worlds unseen, Tom Standage

The Neptune file : planet detectives and the discovery of worlds unseen, Tom Standage

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The Neptune file : planet detectives and the discovery of worlds unseen
Title
The Neptune file
Title remainder
planet detectives and the discovery of worlds unseen
Statement of responsibility
Tom Standage
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Traces mathematician John Couch Adam's search to find the position of planet Uranus using mathematical calculations, and describes the Victorian era controversies surrounding planetary discoveries
Writing style
Biography type
individual biography
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223003
Cataloging source
DLC
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Standage, Tom
Dewey number
523.481
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Adams, John Couch
  • Astronomy
  • Neptune (Planet)
Target audience
adult
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a story of astronomical rivalry and the pioneers of planet hunting
Label
The Neptune file : planet detectives and the discovery of worlds unseen, Tom Standage
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
000021691341
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xi, 214p.
Isbn
9780713994728
Isbn Type
:
Other physical details
ill., ports.
Label
The Neptune file : planet detectives and the discovery of worlds unseen, Tom Standage
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
000021691341
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xi, 214p.
Isbn
9780713994728
Isbn Type
:
Other physical details
ill., ports.

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