Measuring the Universe: Cosmic Dimensions from Aristarchus to Halley

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Measuring the Universe: Cosmic Dimensions from Aristarchus to Halley - Van Helden, Albert

"Measuring the Universe" is the first history of the evolution of cosmic dimensions, from the work of Eratosthenes and Aristarchus in the third century B.C. to the efforts of Edmond Halley (1656--1742). "Van Helden's authoritative treatment is concise and informative; he refers to numerous sources of information, draws on the discoveries of ... Read More

Measuring the Universe: Cosmic Dimensions from Aristarchus to Halley 1986, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226848822

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