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Frontiers in astronomy; readings from Scientific American. With introductions by Owen Gingerich.


San Francisco, W.H. Freeman [1970] .
ISBN 0716709473, 9780716709473, 9780716709480, 0716709481

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Other Title Scientific American. http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n89630981
Other Authors Gingerich, Owen,
Subjects Astronomie.
Astronomy.
Sterrenkunde.
Description viii, 370 pages illustrations (some color), charts (some color), maps (some color), portraits 29 cm
Copyright Date [1970]
Notes Published in 1975 under title: New frontiers in astronomy.
"Biographical notes and bibliographies": pages 353-365.
Contents The confirmation of continental drift / Hurley -- The lunar orbiter missions to the moon / Levin, Viele, and Eldrenkamp -- Radar observations of the planets / Shapiro -- The atmospheres of Mars and Venus / Eshleman -- The discovery of Icarus / Richardson -- Jupiter's Great Red Spot / Hide -- The solar system beyond Neptune / Gingerich -- The solar chromosphere / Athay -- The solar wind / Parker -- Neutrinos from the sun / Bahcall -- Life outside the solar system / Huang -- The Crab Nebula / Oort -- The youngest stars / Herbig -- Dying stars / Greenstein -- Stellar populations / Burbidge and Burbidge -- The arms of the galaxy / Bok -- Interstellar grains / Greenberg -- Hydroxyl radicals in space / Robinson -- Pulsating stars and comic distances / Kraft -- Hydrogen in galaxies / Roberts -- The evolution of galaxies / Arp -- Exploding galaxies / Sandage -- Seyfert galaxies / Weymann -- X-Ray astronomy / Friedman -- The infrared sky / Neugebauer and Leighton -- Ultraviolet astronomy / Goldberg -- Pulsars / Hewish -- The Red-Shift / Sandage -- The evolutionary universe / Gamow -- The problem of the Quasi-stellar objects / Burbidge and Hoyle -- The primeval fireball / Peebles and Wilkinson -- Cosmology before and after quasars / Sciama -- The origin of galaxies / Rees and Silk.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)104222
(OCoLC)ocm00104222
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