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new astronomies

Ben Bova

new astronomies

by Ben Bova

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Astronomy -- Popular works

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 203-207.

    Statement[by] Ben Bova.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQB44.2 .B68
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 214 p.
    Number of Pages214
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5709649M
    LC Control Number70184553

    Cambridge Core - Astrophysics - The Cosmic Century - by Malcolm S. Longair.   Free of mathematics and complex graphs, the book nevertheless explains deep concepts of space and time, of relativity and quantum mechanics, and of origin and nature of the universe. It conveys not only the intrinsic fascination of the subject, but also the human side and the scientific method as practised by Kepler, defined and elucidated by Cited by: 9.

    Part I. Stars and Stellar Evolution up to the Second World War: 1. The legacy of the nineteenth century; 2. The classification of stellar spectra; 3. Stellar structure and evolution; 4. The end points of stellar evolution; Part II. The Large-Scale Structure of the Universe, 5. The Galaxy and the nature of spiral nebulae; 6. The origins of astrophysical cosmology; Part III. The Cited by: Stonehenge is surely the most obvious and best known, but there are many other monumental structures and megaliths that played integral roles in the astronomical rhythms of ancient cultures. Archaeoastronomy is the new academic discipline intended to examine prehistoric cultures that reached for the heavens, and this describes the scientific findings thus far.

    In the spirit of the recent excitement of the transit of Venus, I have used the periods around the historical transits to reflect on the ‘New Astronomies’ of those eras. Johannes Kepler’s Astronomia Nova is a fine representation of the New Astronomy of the – transit pair and Pierre Simon, Marquis de Laplace’s Traité de Author: Ron Brashear. is for anyone who wants to learn more about astronomy events, cosmology, planets, galaxies, asteroids, astrophotography, the Big Bang, black holes.


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