Encyclopedia of the History of Astronomy and Astrophysics: 0 by David Leverington PDF

By David Leverington

This finished Encyclopedia covers the complete background of astronomy from its historic origins in Africa, South the United States, the center East and China to the newest advancements in astrophysics and space-based study. The preliminary articles, that are principally organised chronologically, are via a variety of thematic ancient articles at the materials of the sun process, different types of stars, stellar evolution, energetic galaxies, cosmology and masses extra. those are by way of articles on instruments and strategies, from the background of spectroscopy to adaptive optics. The final a part of the Encyclopedia is dedicated to the background of floor- and space-based telescopes and observatories, masking the complete spectral variety from gamma-rays in the course of the optical waveband to radio waves. Informative and accessibly written, every one article is through an intensive bibliography to facilitate extra examine, when constant assurance from precedent days to the current makes this an incredible source for students, scholars and novice astronomers alike.

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