This comprehensive history traces more than 400 years of telescopic observation, exploring how the signal discoveries of new astronomical objects relate to and inform one another, and why controversies such as Pluto's reclassification as a dwarf planet in 2006 are commonplace in astronomy.
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Informative and accessibly written, this Encyclopedia offers a comprehensive guide to the history of astronomy and astrophysics. Each section offers extensive notes and bibliographies, while the consistent coverage, from ancient times to the present day, makes this an ideal resource for scholars, students, and amateur astronomers.
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In this accessible and well-illustrated guide, Michael Rowan-Robinson provides a comprehensive history of infrared astronomy, offering a unique look at how astronomers reveal some of the universe's most fascinating phenomena. Written for the general reader and amateur astronomer, Rowan-Robinson's notes and references will also appeal to researchers in astronomy and the history of science.
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