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

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

Label
The astronomy book
Title
The astronomy book
Statement of responsibility
[Jacqueline Mitton, consultant editor ; David W. Hughes [and others], contributors]
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
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. From planets and stars to black holes and the Big Bang, take a journey through the wonders of the universe. Featuring topics from the Copernican Revolution to the mind-boggling theories of recent science, The Astronomy Book uses flowcharts, graphics, and illustrations to help clarify hard-to-grasp concepts and explain almost 100 big astronomical ideas. Covering the biographies of key astronomers through the ages such as Ptolemy, Galileo, Newton, Hubble, and Hawking, The Astronomy Book details their theories and discoveries in a user-friendly format to make the information accessible and easy to follow
Cataloging source
YDX
Dewey number
520
Index
no index present
LC call number
QB43.3
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Astronomy
  • Telescopes
  • Planets
  • Astrophysics
  • Stars
  • Constellations
Target audience
adult
Label
The astronomy book, [Jacqueline Mitton, consultant editor ; David W. Hughes [and others], contributors]
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781465470713
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
B54B65E4-A314-4CB4-9A2E-BEB9EC0139F8
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1003077221
  • (OCoLC)on1003077221
Label
The astronomy book, [Jacqueline Mitton, consultant editor ; David W. Hughes [and others], contributors]
Link
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781465470713
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
B54B65E4-A314-4CB4-9A2E-BEB9EC0139F8
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1003077221
  • (OCoLC)on1003077221

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