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Astronomy through the ages

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From an historical perspective, this text presents an entirely non- mathematical introduction to astronomy from the first endeavours of the ancients to the current developments in research enabled by cutting edge technological advances. Free of mathematics and complex graphs, the book nevertheless explains deep concepts of space and time, of relativity and quantum mechanics, and of origin and nature of the universe. It conveys not only the intrinsic fascination of the subject, but also the human side and the scientific method as practised by Kepler, defined and elucidated by Galileo, and then demonstrated by Newton. The book is used but in great condition.

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Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0748407480
ISBN-13:
9780748407484
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis

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From an historical perspective, this text presents an entirely non- mathematical introduction to astronomy from the first endeavours of the ancients to the current developments in research enabled by cutting edge technological advances. Free of mathematics and complex graphs, the book nevertheless explains deep concepts of space and time, of relativity and quantum mechanics, and of origin and nature of the universe. It conveys not only the intrinsic fascination of the subject, but also the human side and the scientific method as practised by Kepler, defined and elucidated by Galileo, and then demonstrated by Newton. The book is used but in great condition.

Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0748407480
ISBN-13:
9780748407484
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis

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