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Biographical Encyclopedia of Astronomers


Biographical Encyclopedia of Astronomers


Biographical Encyclopedia of Astronomers

von: Marvin Bolt, Thomas Hockey, JoAnn Palmeri, Virginia Trimble, Thomas Williams, Katherine Bracher, Richard Jarrell, Jordan D. Marché, F. Jamil Ragep

426,93 €

Verlag: Springer
Format: PDF
Veröffentl.: 18.09.2007
ISBN/EAN: 9780387304007
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 1341

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<P><STRONG>The Biographical Encyclopedia of Astronomers</STRONG> is a unique and valuable resource for historians and astronomers alike. The two volumes include approximately 1550 biographical sketches on astronomers from antiquity to modern times. It is the collective work of about 400 authors edited by an editorial board of 9 historians and astronomers, and provides additional details on the nature of an entry and some summary statistics on the content of entries. This new reference provides biographical information on astronomers and cosmologists by utilizing contemporary historical scholarship.</P>
<P>Individual entries vary from 100 to 1500 words, including the likes of the superluminaries such as Newton and Einstein, as well as lesser-known astronomers like Galileo’s acolyte, Mario Guiducci.</P>
<P>A comprehensive contributor index helps researchers to identify the authors of important scientific topics and treatises.</P>
Astronomers’ Biographies Alphabetized from A to Z
<P><STRONG>The Biographical Encyclopedia of Astronomers</STRONG> is a unique and valuable resource for historians and astronomers alike. The two volumes include approximately 1550 biographical sketches on astronomers from antiquity to modern times. It is the collective work of about 400 authors edited by an editorial board of 9 historians and astronomers, and provides additional details on the nature of an entry and some summary statistics on the content of entries. This new reference provides biographical information&nbsp;on astronomers and cosmologists&nbsp;by utilizing contemporary historical scholarship.</P>
<P>Individual entries vary from 100 to 1500 words, including the likes of the superluminaries such as Newton and Einstein, as well as lesser-known astronomers like Galileo's acolyte, Mario Guiducci.</P>
<P>A comprehensive contributor index&nbsp;helps researchers&nbsp;to identify&nbsp;the authors of important scientific topics and treatises.</P>
<p>A new resource for historians, astronomers, and the interested public that will provide biographical information on the next generation of astronomers beyond the Dictionary of Scientific Biography, and enhance the information on earlier periods by including more astronomers and by utilizing contemporary historical scholarship</p><p>This encyclopedia is the collective work of about 400 authors drawn from 40 different countries and numerous institutions around the world, such as the Smithsonian and the Indian Institute of Astrophysics, as well as an editorial board of nine historians and astronomers</p><p>Included are more than 1550 biographical sketches on astronomers broken down into four periods: Ancient-Medieval, Non-Western, Early Modern, and Modern</p><p>Individual entries vary from 100 to 1500 words including the likes of Newton and Einstein as well as lesser-known astronomers like Galileo's acolyte, Mario Guiducci.</p>
<P>The Biographical Encyclopedia of Astronomers is a unique and valuable resource for historians and astronomers alike. The two volumes include approximately 1550 biographical sketches on astronomers from antiquity to modern times. It is the collective work of about 400 authors edited by an editorial board of nine historians and astronomers, and provides additional details on the nature of an entry and some summary statistics on the content of entries. This new reference provides biographical information&nbsp;on astronomers and cosmologists&nbsp;by utilizing contemporary historical scholarship.&nbsp;A comprehensive&nbsp;contributor index helps researchers to identify the authors of important scientific topics and treatises.</P>

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