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

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Format: Hardcover
ISBN-10: 039306574X
ISBN-13: 9780393065749
Sku: 208067405
Publish Date: 11/1/2008
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 8.25H x 5.75L x 0.75T
Pages:  199
Age Range:  NA
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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.
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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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Product attributeeBooks:   Kobo
Product attributeBook Format:   Hardcover
Product attributeNumber of Pages:   0199
Product attributePublisher:   W. W. Norton & Company
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