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Earth, sea, and sky : the work of Edmond Halley

Author: Linda Walvoord; James Watling
Publisher: Niles, Ill. : A. Whitman, 1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English
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Describes the life and varied scientific work of the first man to track a comet's path and accurately predict its return.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Edmond Halley; Edmond Halley; Edmond Halley
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Linda Walvoord; James Watling
ISBN: 0807518689 9780807518687
OCLC Number: 12314053
Description: 78 pages ; [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The great comet --
Halley's world --
The young astronomer --
The problem of comets --
Halley meets Newton --
A reasoner from facts --
The long search begins --
Captain Halley goes to sea --
The search is over --
Professor Halley, royal astronomer --
Exercises --
Glossary --
Chronology --
Bibliography.
Responsibility: Linda Walvoord Girard ; illustrated by James Watling.

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Describes the life and varied scientific work of the first man to track a comet's path and accurately predict its return.

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