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Title The biographical encyclopedia of astronomers / Katherine Bracher [and others] (editors)
Published New York, NY : Springer, [2007]
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Description 1 online resource (2 volumes (xlv, 1341 pages)) : illustrations
Series Springer reference
Springer reference.
Contents v. 1. A-L -- v. 2. M-Z
Summary The Biographical Encyclopedia of Astronomers is a unique and valuable resource for historians and astronomers alike. The two volumes include approximately 1550 biographical sketches on astronomers from antiquity to modern times. It is the collective work of about 400 authors edited by an editorial board of 9 historians and astronomers, and provides additional details on the nature of an entry and some summary statistics on the content of entries. This new reference provides biographical information on astronomers and cosmologists by utilizing contemporary historical scholarship. Individual ent
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Print version record
Subject Astronomers -- Biography.
Astronomers -- Encyclopedias.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
Author Bracher, Katherine.
LC no. 2008270178
ISBN 9780387304007 (set ; electronic version)
0387304002 (set ; electronic version)
9780387336282 (set ; print + electronic bundle)
0387336281 (set ; print + electronic bundle)
(set ; alk. paper)
(set ; alk. paper)