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The history of astronomy

Author: Heather Couper; Nigel Henbest
Publisher: Richmond Hill, Ont. : Firefly Books, 2009, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Heather Couper; Nigel Henbest
ISBN: 9781554075379 1554075378 9781554073252 1554073251
OCLC Number: 319497539
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 288 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), ports. (chiefly col.) ; 29 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Living with the sky --
Reading the heavens --
Wheels within wheels --
The Earth moves --
The new Solar system --
Beyond the human eye --
Matters of some gravity --
Planet hunters --
Powerhouse of the stars --
The universe beckons --
Violent universe --
Are we alone?
Responsibility: Heather Couper & Nigel Henbest ; foreword by Arthur C. Clarke.

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