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Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Modern History #02: General History of Astronomy: Volume 2, Planetary Astronomy from the Renaissance to the Rise of Astrophysics

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The Solar System: From the renaissance to the Nineteenth Century presents major chapters on Tycho Brahe and the Tychonic world systems, Johannes Kepler, Galileo and the early telescope astronomy of the solar system, Cartesian vortex theory, magnetic philosophy and astronomy, and the Newtonian achievement. There is a glossary of technical terms, as well as an extensive bibliography and thorough index. Published under the auspices of the International Astronomical Union and the International Union for the History and philosophy of Science, this work of great distinction and scholarship will be the standard reference on the historical development of solar system astronomy.

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A history of astronomy.

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The International Astronomical Union and the International Union for the History and Philosophy of Science have sponsored a major work on the history of astronomy, which the Press publishs are in four volumes, three of which will be divided into two parts. Publication commenced with volume 4, part A. The history of astronomy has never been tackled on this scale and depth and this major synthesis breaks wholly new ground. The individual chapters of each volume have been prepared by leading experts in every field of the history of astronomy.

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The history of astronomy has never been tackled on this scale and depth and this major synthesis breaks wholly new ground.

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The International Astronomical Union and the International Union for the History and Philosophy of Science have sponsored a major work on the history of astronomy, which the Press publishs are in four volumes, three of which will be divided into two parts. Publication commenced with volume 4, part A. The history of astronomy has never been tackled on this scale and depth and this major synthesis breaks wholly new ground. The individual chapters of each volume have been prepared by leading experts in every field of the history of astronomy.

Table of Contents

Preface; Acknowledgements; Part I. Tycho, Gilbert and Kepler: Part II. The Impact of the Telescope: Part III. Planetary, Lunar and Cometary Theories Between Kepler and Newton: Part IV. The Newtonian Achievement in Astronomy: Glossary of technical terms; Illustrations: acknowledgements and sources; Index; Part V. Early Phases in the Reception of Newton's Theory: Part VI. Celestial Mechanics During the Eighteenth Century: Part VII. Observational Astronomy and the Application of Theory in the Late Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Centuries: Part VIII. The Development of Theory During the Nineteenth Century: Part IX. The Application of Celestial Mechanics to the Solar System to the End of the Nineteenth Century.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521542050
Editor:
Taton, Reni
Editor:
Wilson, Curtis
Editor:
Taton, Reni
Editor:
Wilson, Curtis
Editor:
Hoskin, Michael
Author:
Taton, R.
Author:
Wilson, Curtis
Author:
Taton, Reni
Author:
Wilson, C.
Author:
Hoskin, Michael
Editor:
Hoskin, Michael
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Location:
Cambridge
Subject:
History
Subject:
Astronomy
Subject:
Astronomy - General
Subject:
History of Science-General
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
General History of Astronomy
Series Volume:
02
Publication Date:
20030931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
300
Dimensions:
9.69 x 7.44 x 0.63 in 1.19 lb

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"Synopsis" by , A history of astronomy.
"Synopsis" by , The International Astronomical Union and the International Union for the History and Philosophy of Science have sponsored a major work on the history of astronomy, which the Press publishs are in four volumes, three of which will be divided into two parts. Publication commenced with volume 4, part A. The history of astronomy has never been tackled on this scale and depth and this major synthesis breaks wholly new ground. The individual chapters of each volume have been prepared by leading experts in every field of the history of astronomy.
"Synopsis" by , The history of astronomy has never been tackled on this scale and depth and this major synthesis breaks wholly new ground.
"Synopsis" by , The International Astronomical Union and the International Union for the History and Philosophy of Science have sponsored a major work on the history of astronomy, which the Press publishs are in four volumes, three of which will be divided into two parts. Publication commenced with volume 4, part A. The history of astronomy has never been tackled on this scale and depth and this major synthesis breaks wholly new ground. The individual chapters of each volume have been prepared by leading experts in every field of the history of astronomy.
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