The Cambridge Concise History of Astronomy
ISBN: 0521576008
EAN13: 9780521576000
Language: English
Pages: 380
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 10.00" L x 7.00" W
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback
Book Overview
Astronomy is one of the oldest sciences, and one which has repeatedly led to fundamental changes in our view of the world. This book covers the history of our study of the cosmos from prehistory to a survey of modern astronomy and astrophysics. This is an essential text for students of the history of science and for students of astronomy who require a historical background to their studies. 35 line diagrams. 17 photos.