A History of Astronomy (Routledge Revivals)

1st Edition

Walter W. Bryant

Routledge
Published June 12, 2015
Reference - 420 Pages
ISBN 9780415747363 - CAT# Y161858
Series: Routledge Revivals

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Summary

A History of Astronomy, first published in 1907, offers a comprehensive introduction to the steady development of the science since its inception in the ancient world up to the momentous progress of the nineteenth century. It includes biographical material relating to the most famous names in the study of astronomy – Copernicus, Galileo, Newton, Herschel – and their contributions, clear and accessible discussions of key discoveries, as well as detailing the incremental steps in technology with which many of the turning points in astronomy were intimately bound up.

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