- Häftad (Paperback / softback)
- Antal sidor
- 2006 ed.
- Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
- 45 illustrations
- 45 Tables, black and white; 45 Illustrations, black and white; XVI, 376 p. 45 illus.
- 232 x 171 x 17 mm
- Antal komponenter
- 1 Paperback / softback
- 654 g
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A Companion to Astronomy and Astrophysics
Chronology and Glossary with Data Tables
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From the reviews: "This book give a chronology of cosmic discoveries, starting with Stonehenge ... and ending up with very recent results which have been achieved using spacecrafts. ... Many tables like the list of the brightest galaxies and list of the nearest stars, supernovae etc., make this a very useful source for astrophysical facts. This book is aimed to be useful both for amateur astronomers and professional astrophysicists." (Hans-Jurgen Schmidt, Zentralblatt MATH, Vol. 1140, 2008)
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Kenneth R. Lang is known for his famous, widely used reference books Astrophysical Formulae I, II, published in their third edition in 1995 by Springer-Verlag. He is also a writer of prize-winning science books that have a broad readership, including amateurs, experts and the educated layperson. Some of these popular books, which include Sun, Earth and Sky, Wanderers in Space, the Cambridge Encyclopedia of the Sun and the Cambridge Guide to the Solar System, have been translated into seven languages.
Chronology: A Concise History of Cosmic Discovery.