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Sun, Moon, Earth : the history of solar eclipses, from omens of doom to Einstein and exoplanets / Tyler Nordgren.

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  • 7 of 9 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Attica Public Library - Attica 523.7 NOR (Text) 74231000114724 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Centerville Center Township Public Library - Centerville 523.7 NOR (Text) 76895000245581 1st Floor New Books Available -
Clinton Public Library - Clinton 523.7809 NOR (Text) 36806002065538 NEW ITEMS Checked out 12/17/2016
Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch 523.7 NORDGREN (Text) 33946003144396 New Books . 2nd Floor Available -
Jefferson County Public Library - Madison 523.7809 NOR (Text) 39391006770919 Nonfiction Available -
 Memorial Book:: This book donated in memory of Steven K. Kreuzburg. [ RS 2016-10-28 @ JFCPLM ]
Lebanon Public Library - Lebanon 523.78 NOR (Text) 34330512963647 Adult - New Books Available -
Mooresville Public Library - Mooresville 523.78 NOR (Text) 37323005280261 NONFIC Available -
West Lafayette Public Library - West Lafayette 523.7809 NOR (Text) 31951004136815 Main Floor - New Arrivals Checked out 12/07/2016
Westfield Washington Public Library - Westfield 523.78 Nordgren (Text) 78292000358890 Adult New Book Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780465060924
  • ISBN: 0465060927
  • Physical Description: xiii, 239 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Basic Books, [2016]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-226) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: From omen to awe -- A day with two dawns and midnight at noon -- Two worlds one sun -- Shadows across a sea of stars -- As below, so above -- The eclipse that changed the world -- Saros siblings -- The great American eclipse and beyond -- The last total eclipse.
Summary, etc.: "On August 21, 2017, more than ten million Americans will experience an awe-inspiring phenomenon: the first total eclipse of the sun in America in almost forty years. In Sun Moon Earth, astronomer Tyler Nordgren illustrates how this most seemingly unnatural of natural phenomena was transformed from a fearsome omen to a tourist attraction. From the astrologers of ancient China and Babylon to the high priests of the Maya, Sun Moon Earth takes us around the world to show how different cultures interpreted these dramatic events. Greek philosophers discovered eclipses' cause and used them to measure their world and the cosmos beyond. Victorian-era scientists mounted eclipse expeditions during the age of globe-spanning empires. And modern-day physicists continue to use eclipses to confirm Einstein's theory of relativity. Beautifully illustrated and lyrically written, Sun Moon Earth is the ideal guide for all eclipse watchers and star gazers alike"--
Subject: Solar eclipses.
SCIENCE / Natural History.
SCIENCE / Astronomy.

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