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Modern Astronomy

Meet 12 men and women whose research and work in new technologies brought about a revolution in the understanding of time and space during the 20th century. From Edwin Hubble to George Gamow to Geoffrey Marcy, … (See Below for Full Description)
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Meet 12 men and women whose research and work in new technologies brought about a revolution in the understanding of time and space during the 20th century. From Edwin Hubble to George Gamow to Geoffrey Marcy, Modern Astronomy illuminates the lives and achievements of these innovative scientists. Readers will gain a clear understanding of the common threads that intertwine the astronomers' lives; the political, economic, and social events of their times; people with whom they worked; and the developments that preceded their research. In-text sidebars highlight each subject's work. Chapter chronologies offer suggestions for further reading. The general bibliography includes listings of organizations and Web resources.

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ISBN-13 978-0-8160-5746-7
ISBN-10 081605746X
eBook ISBN 978-1-60413-063-8
Bundle Options Individual
Language English
Publisher Infobase Learning
From the Series Milestones in Discovery and Invention
Author Lisa Yount
Publication Date 8/1/2006
Book's Binding Hardcover
Imprint Chelsea House
Specifications Black-and-white photographs and line illustrations. Appendixes. Sidebars. Glossary. General chronology. Chapter-specific chronologies and further readings. Web sites. Further resources. Index.
Available Formats Print & eBook

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