Description - History of Astronomy by John Lankford
Tracing the history of the oldest science from the ancient world to the space age, this encyclopedia begins with a synopsis of the development of astronomy from preliterate cultures to the present and ends with the biography of the pioneer astrophysicist Fritz Zwicky. Requiring no advance knowledge of mathematics or physics it brings together current scholarly thinking and the state of the art astronomy in over 300 carefully researched essays each written by an expert.
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(254mm x 178mm x mm)
Garland Publishing Inc
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Author Biography - John Lankford
John Lankford is Special Assistant to the Provost and Adjunct Professor of History at Kansas State University.