The Resource The astronomy book, contributors, David W. Hughes, Robert Dinwiddie, Penny Johnson, Tom Jackson

The astronomy book, contributors, David W. Hughes, Robert Dinwiddie, Penny Johnson, Tom Jackson

Label
The astronomy book
Title
The astronomy book
Statement of responsibility
contributors, David W. Hughes, Robert Dinwiddie, Penny Johnson, Tom Jackson
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An essential guide to milestone developments in astronomy, telling the story of our ideas about space, time, and the physics of the cosmos--from ancient times to the present day. From planets and stars to black holes and the Big Bang, take a journey through the wonders of the universe. Featuring topics from the Copernican Revolution to the mind-boggling theories of recent science, The Astronomy Book uses flowcharts, graphics, and illustrations to help clarify hard-to-grasp concepts and explain almost 100 big astronomical ideas. Covering the biographies of key astronomers through the ages such as Ptolemy, Galileo, Newton, Hubble, and Hawking, The Astronomy Book details their theories and discoveries in a user-friendly format to make the information accessible and easy to follow
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Cataloging source
NjBwBT
Dewey number
520.9
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
Big ideas simply explained
Target audience
juvenile
The astronomy book, contributors, David W. Hughes, Robert Dinwiddie, Penny Johnson, Tom Jackson
Label
The astronomy book, contributors, David W. Hughes, Robert Dinwiddie, Penny Johnson, Tom Jackson
Publication
Note
Includes index
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
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
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Edition
First American edition.
Extent
352 pages
Isbn
9781465464187
Lccn
bl2017030325
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Note
SALBT
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
  • (SKY)sky288800822
  • 1298446

Library Locations

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      6307 Main St., Chestertown, NY, 12817-0451, US
      43.650384 -73.801024
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