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Blind Watchers Of The Sky: The People And Ideas That Shaped Our View Of The Universe (Helix Book)

 
 
 
 
Blind Watchers Of The Sky: The People And Ideas That Shaped Our View Of The Universe (Helix Book)
Author: Rocky Kolb
ISBN 13: 9780201154962
ISBN 10: 20115496
Edition: 1st
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication Date: 1997-04-29
Format: Paperback
Pages: 352
List Price: $18.00
 
 

"In this immensely readable book, noted cosmologist Rocky Kolb reveals the very human struggles of astronomy superstars seeking cosmic truths while lost in the clouds of confusion. Punctuated by the au"

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This examination of the often overlooked human side of scientific discovery links the methods of astronomers such as Tycho Brache, Kepler, Galileo, and Herschel with their discoveries, providing a fascinating look at early cosmology and the scientific process. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)