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Author Leverington, David, 1941- author.

Title Encyclopedia of the history of astronomy and astrophysics / David Leverington. [electronic resource]

Publication Info. Cambridge [England] : Cambridge University Press, 2013.
Boston, Massachusetts : Credo Reference, 2015.


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Edition [Enhanced Credo edition]
Description 1 online resource (321 entries) : 81 images ; digital files.
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical referenceses.
Contents Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Part 1. General astronomy -- Part 2. The solar system -- Part 3. Stars -- Part 4. Galaxies and cosmology -- Part 5. General Astronomical Tools and Techniques (Post-1600) -- Part 6. Optical telescopes and observatories -- Part 7. Radio telescopes, observatories and radar -- Part 8. Other ground-based observatories -- Part 9. Solar system exploration spacecraft -- Part 10. Observatory spacecraft.
Access Access restricted to authorized users and institutions.
Summary This comprehensive Encyclopedia covers the full history of astronomy from its ancient origins in Africa, South America, the Middle East and China to the latest developments in astrophysics and space-based research.
Form Also available in print.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Note Description based on title page of print version.
Subject Astronomy -- History -- Encyclopedias.
Astrophysics -- History -- Encyclopedias.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Credo Reference (Firm), distributor.
Added Title History of astronomy and astrophysics.
Astronomy and astrophysics.
Other Form: Print version: 052189994X 9780521899949 (DLC) 2012036493 xi, 521 pages : illustrations
ISBN 9780521899949 hardback
9781784029333 electronic version

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