Georgian Star : How William and Caroline Herschel Revolutionized Our Understanding of the Cosmos (Hardcover)

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Responsible for the greatest advances in astronomy since Copernicus, William and Caroline Herschel forever transformed the view of the heavens. Erudite and accessible, "The Georgian Star" is a lively portrait of the pair who invented modern astronomy.


Publisher W W Norton & Co Inc
Mfg Part# 9780393065749
SKU 208067405
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 039306574X
Release Date 11/16/2008
Dimensions (in Inches) 8.25H x 5.75L x 0.75T
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Editors Note A tribute to the scientific contributions of William Herschel and his pioneering sister, Caroline, describes their establishment of surveying techniques that are still in use, Caroline's cataloging of nebulae, and William's discovery of infrared radiation.
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Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0199
Publisher W. W. Norton & Company
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