The History of Astronomy


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The History of Astronomy - Hoskin, Michael

This is a fascinating introduction to the history of Western astronomy, from prehistoric times to the origins of astrophysics in the mid-nineteenth century. Historical records are first found in Babylon and Egypt, and after two millennia the arithmetical astronomy of the Babylonians merged with the Greek geometrical approach to culminate in the ...

The History of Astronomy 2003, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780192803061

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