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By Walter W. Bryant

ISBN-10: 1357629729

ISBN-13: 9781357629724

ISBN-10: 1459008960

ISBN-13: 9781459008960

A heritage of Astronomy, first released in 1907, deals a entire advent to the regular improvement of the technological know-how considering the fact that its inception within the old global as much as the momentous development of the 19th century. It comprises biographical fabric in relation to the main well-known names within the examine of astronomy – Copernicus, Galileo, Newton, Herschel – and their contributions, transparent and available discussions of key discoveries, in addition to detailing the incremental steps in know-how with which the various turning issues in astronomy have been in detail certain up.

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