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The astronomy book / [Jacqueline Mitton, consultant editor ; David W. Hughes [and others], contributors].

Mitton, Jacqueline, (contributor.). Hughes, David W. (David Wolstenholme), 1941- (contributor.). Dinwiddie, Robert, 1953- (contributor.). Johnson, Penny, (contributor.). Jackson, Tom, (contributor.). DK Publishing, Inc. (Added Author).

Available copies

  • 9 of 10 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Batesville Mem. PL - Batesville 520 ASTRONOMY (Text) 34706001585092 Non-Fiction 500-599 Available -
Eckhart PL - The Third Place Teen Library T 520 AST (Text) 840191002462708 Teen - Nonfiction Available -
Greensburg-Decatur Co PL - Greensburg YA 520 ASTRONOMY (Text) 32826014141063 YA New Books In process -
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Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield 520.9 Astronom (Text) 31208912544501 non-fiction Available -
Switzerland Co PL - Vevay SCIENCE ASTRONOMY (Text) 33710721769946 Adult Non-Fiction: Science & Nature Available -
Waterloo-Grant Twp PL - Waterloo 520 AST (Text) 30090000748603 Non-Fiction Available -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch 520 ASTRONOMY (Text) 33946003267874 Nonfiction . 2nd Floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781465464187
  • ISBN: 1465464182
  • ISBN: 0241225930
  • ISBN: 9780241225936
  • Physical Description: 352 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First American edition.
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Dk Publishing, 2017.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
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.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Subject: Astronomy.
Telescopes.
Planets.
Astrophysics.
Stars.
Constellations.

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