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A History of Astronomy

A History of Astronomy

By: A. Pannekoek

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Well-balanced, carefully reasoned study relates astronomy to political, social conditions of the day. Part I covers ancient astronomy, including Ptolemaic theory; Part II discusses Copernicus, Kepler, Newton, laws of celestial mechanics. Part III covers modern developments up to work of Eddington. Author saw astronomy as an adventure of the mind. Illustrated.

Reprint of the Allen & Unwin, 1961 edition.
AvailabilityUsually ships in 24 to 48 hours
ISBN 100486659941
ISBN 139780486659947
Author/EditorA. Pannekoek
FormatBook
Page Count560
Dimensions5 3/8 x 8 1/2

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