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Shapley, Harlow 1885-1972

Overview
Works: 523 works in 931 publications in 3 languages and 16,897 library holdings
Genres: Popular works  Records and correspondence  Conference proceedings  Observations  Periodicals  History  Handbooks, manuals, etc 
Roles: Editor, Compiler, Interviewee, Performer, Author of introduction, Speaker, Honoree, ite, Creator
Classifications: Q111, 508
Publication Timeline
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A treasury of science by Harlow Shapley ( Book )
46 editions published between 1943 and 1965 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,903 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Galaxies by Harlow Shapley ( Book )
35 editions published between 1912 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 1,417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book succeeds in making the immense and remote universe of galaxies much more accessible to our imagination. It also conveys the excitement and wonder of this rapidly changing area of scientific inquiry. Enriched by numerous illustrations and written in an engaging style, Galaxies offers a nontechnical yet intelligent approach to the concepts and results of modern galactic research
Source book in astronomy, 1900-1950 by Harlow Shapley ( Book )
23 editions published between 1960 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Of stars and men; the human response to an expanding universe by Harlow Shapley ( Book )
19 editions published between 1958 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,084 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The new treasury of science by Harlow Shapley ( Book )
7 editions published between 1965 and 1969 in English and held by 1,061 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains primary source material
Climatic change: evidence, causes, and effects by Harlow Shapley ( Book )
26 editions published between 1953 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 1,002 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Beyond the observatory by Harlow Shapley ( Book )
6 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 957 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Essays on the stars, the basic composition of life, cosmic evolution, and the role of the scientist in civilization. For contents, see Author Catalog
The view from a distant star; man's future in the universe by Harlow Shapley ( Book )
15 editions published between 1963 and 1967 in English and held by 871 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An eminent astronomer considers man in the vast framework of the universe at large, comments on his capabilities and foibles, and speculates on his chance for survival
Science ponders religion by Harlow Shapley ( Book )
9 editions published between 1960 and 1972 in English and held by 850 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
By "a group of the country's most eminent scientists, who examine a problem which has puzzled and enthralled mankind, in the light of the most recent scientific knowledge. Since the first fumbling steps toward scientific knowledge, there has been a continuing war, sometimes hot and sometimes cold, between science and religion. It has involved the most sophisticated as well as the most uneducated minds. Its martyrs have been many. Yet it may well be that science will become the revealer, and not the antagonist, of religion; that religion will be redefined in such a way that its God is the natural and not the supernatural Creator; and that these concepts will constitute the basis of a world religion of the future" from the book jacket
A source book in astronomy by Harlow Shapley ( Book )
13 editions published between 1912 and 1960 in English and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Readings in the physical sciences by Harlow Shapley ( Book )
6 editions published in 1948 in English and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The inner metagalaxy by Harlow Shapley ( Book )
9 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Flights from chaos; a survey of material systems from atoms to galaxies, adapted from lectures at the College of the city of New York, Class of 1872 foundation by Harlow Shapley ( Book )
3 editions published in 1930 in English and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Galaxies by Harlow Shapley ( Book )
21 editions published between 1943 and 1948 in English and Undetermined and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Star clusters by Harlow Shapley ( Book )
9 editions published in 1930 in English and Undetermined and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Starlight by Harlow Shapley ( Book )
3 editions published in 1926 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Radio talks from the Harvard observatory; the universe of stars by Harlow Shapley ( Book )
3 editions published in 1926 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A manual of celestial photography : principles and practices for those interested in photographing the heavens by Edward Skinner King ( Book )
3 editions published in 1931 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Circular ( )
in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Šepli, Harlou.
Shapley.
Shapley, H. 1885-1972
Shapley, Harlow, 1885-
Шепли, Харлоу, 1885-1972
هارلو شابلي، 1885-1972
シャプレイ, H
Languages
English (278)
French (2)
Polish (1)