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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 10 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Attica PL - Attica 523.7 NOR (Text) 74231000114724 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Centerville Center Twp PL - Centerville 523.7 NOR (Text) 76895000245581 1st Floor New Books Available -
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Danville-Center Twp PL - Danville 523.7 Nor (Text) 32604000204518 DCTPLD AD New Books Checked out 01/28/2017
Jefferson Co PL - Madison Main Branch 523.7809 NOR (Text) 39391006770919 Nonfiction Checked out 01/24/2017
 Memorial Book:: This book donated in memory of Steven K. Kreuzburg. [ RS 2016-10-28 @ JFCPLM ]
Lebanon PL - Lebanon 523.78 NOR (Text) 34330512963647 Adult - Non-Fiction Available -
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Westfield Washington PL - Westfield 523.78 Nordgren (Text) 78292000358890 Adult New Book Collection Available -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch 523.7 NORDGREN (Text) 33946003144396 New Books . 2nd Floor 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"-- Amazon.com.
Subject: Solar eclipses.
SCIENCE / Natural History.
SCIENCE / Astronomy.

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