By A. Pannekoek, Space
Well-balanced, conscientiously reasoned examine relates astronomy to political, social stipulations of the day. half I covers historical astronomy, together with Ptolemaic thought; half II discusses Copernicus, Kepler, Newton, legislation of celestial mechanics. half III covers smooth advancements as much as paintings of Eddington. writer observed astronomy as an experience of the brain. Illustrated.
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