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The Resource The astronomy book, Jacqueline Mitton, consultant editor ; David W. Hughes [and three others], contributors

The astronomy book, Jacqueline Mitton, consultant editor ; David W. Hughes [and three others], contributors

Label
The astronomy book
Title
The astronomy book
Statement of responsibility
Jacqueline Mitton, consultant editor ; David W. Hughes [and three others], contributors
Contributor
Author
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Astronomy Book is an exciting voyage of discovery through the cosmos. Venture from ancient speculations about the nature of the universe, to the mind-boggling theories of recent science, including those of Albert Einstein and Stephen Hawking. Learn about the incredible histories of Halley's comet, Hubble's telescope, and NASA's modern-day trailblazing, as well as the discoveries of famous figures including Ptolemy, Isaac Newton, Walter Adams, Carl Sagan, and Alan Stern
Member of
Cataloging source
SALS
Dewey number
520
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1941-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Mitton, Jacqueline
  • Hughes, David W.
  • DK Publishing, Inc
Series statement
Big ideas simply explained
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Astronomy
  • Astronomy
  • Astronomy
  • Telescopes
  • Planets
  • Astrophysics
  • Stars
  • Constellations
Target audience
adult
Label
The astronomy book, Jacqueline Mitton, consultant editor ; David W. Hughes [and three others], contributors
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- From myth to science : 600 BCE-1550 CE -- The telescope revolution : 1550-1750 -- Uranus to Neptune : 1750-1850 -- The rise of Astrophysics : 1850-1915 -- Atoms, stars, and galaxies : 1915-1950 -- New windows on the universe : 1950-1975 -- The triumph of technology : 1975-present
Control code
000060666854
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
352 pages
Isbn
9780241225936
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white, and colour), portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)1003056110
Label
The astronomy book, Jacqueline Mitton, consultant editor ; David W. Hughes [and three others], contributors
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- From myth to science : 600 BCE-1550 CE -- The telescope revolution : 1550-1750 -- Uranus to Neptune : 1750-1850 -- The rise of Astrophysics : 1850-1915 -- Atoms, stars, and galaxies : 1915-1950 -- New windows on the universe : 1950-1975 -- The triumph of technology : 1975-present
Control code
000060666854
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
352 pages
Isbn
9780241225936
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white, and colour), portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)1003056110

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