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Author Schilling, Govert.

Title Atlas of astronomical discoveries / Govert Schilling
Published New York : Springer, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (234 pages) : color illustrations
Contents The Dawn of Astronomy -- New Insights and Cosmic Laws -- Juggling Stars in a 3-D Circus -- Messengers of Major Theoretical Breakthroughs -- A Pinch of Star Dust in the Evolving Universe -- Revolutionary Discoveries in the Mysterious Cosmos
Summary Presents a history of astronomy and describes one hundred of the most significant discoveries of the last four hundred years, including such findings as the extraterrestrial origins of meteorites, the existence of dark matter, the spiral structure of the Milky Way, and the first exoplanet
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Astronomy -- History -- Atlases.
Genre/Form Scientific atlases.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781441978110 (electronic bk.)
1441978119 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Atlas van Astronomische Ontdekkingen. English