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Frontiers of astronomy.

Author: Fred Hoyle
Publisher: New York, Harper [1955]
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Genre/Form: Frontiers
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hoyle, Fred, Sir.
Frontiers of astronomy.
New York, Harper [1955]
(OCoLC)647478521
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fred Hoyle
OCLC Number: 860173
Description: 360 pages illustrations 22 cm
Contents: Oddities about the earth --
The working earth --
The tap root --
Some varied applications of physics --
Generalities about the moon and planets --
The origin of the planets --
The mystery of the solar atmosphere --
The sun and its evolution --
The evolution of stars of a medium content --
The measurement of astronomical distances --
Dwarfs and giants --
Exploding stars --
The spiral arms of our own galaxy --
The origin of the stars in the arms of our own galaxy --
The galaxy as a magnet --
The world of galaxies --
The formation of galaxies --
The expanding universe --
Observational tests in cosmology --
The continuous origin of matter.

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