The History of Astronomy


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The History of Astronomy - Hoskin, Michael

Astronomy, perhaps the first of the sciences, was already well developed by the time of Christ. Seventeen centuries later, after Newton showed that the movements of the planets could be explained in terms of gravitation, it became the paradigm for the mathematical sciences. In the 19th century the analysis of star-light allowed astrophysicists to ... Read More

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

ISBN-13: 9780192803061

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