The Cambridge Illustrated History of Astronomy (Cambridge Illustrated Histories)

The Cambridge Illustrated History of Astronomy (Cambridge Illustrated Histories)

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  • 製本 Hardcover:ハードカバー版/ページ数 392 p.
  • 言語 ENG,ENG
  • 商品コード 9780521411585
  • DDC分類 520.9

Table of Contents

Preface
1. Astronomy before history Clive Ruggles and
Michael Hoskin
2. Astronomy in antiquity Michael Hoskin
Astronomy in China Christopher Cullen
3. Islamic astronomy Michael Hoskin
The Astrolabe Michael Hoskin
4. Medieval Latin astronomy Michael Hoskin and
Owen Gingerich
5. From geometry to physics: astronomy
transformed Michael Hoskin
The refracting telescope in the seventeenth
century J. A. Bennett
6. Newton and Newtonianism Michael Hoskin
7. The astronomy of the universe of stars
Michael Hoskin
8. The message of starlight: the rise of
astrophysics David Dewhirst and Michael Hoskin
9. Astronomy's widening horizons Michael Hoskin
and Owen Gingerich
Chronology
Glossary
Further reading
Index.