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A to Z of scientists in space and astronomy

Author: Deborah Todd; Joseph A Angelo
Publisher: New York : Facts on File, ©2005.
Series: Notable scientists.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Designed for middle and high school students, A to Z of Scientists in Space and Astronomy is an ideal reference to notable male and female scientists in the field of space and astronomy, from antiquity to the present. Containing more than 150 entries and approximately 50 black-and-white photographs, this exciting volume in the Notable Scientists series emphasizes these scientists' contributions to the field as well  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Deborah Todd; Joseph A Angelo
ISBN: 0816046395 9780816046393
OCLC Number: 54817396
Description: xiv, 322 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Entries A to Z --
Entries by field --
Entries by country of birth --
Entries by country of major scientific activity --
Entries by year of birth --
Chronology.
Series Title: Notable scientists.
Responsibility: Deborah Todd and Joseph A. Angelo, Jr.
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A reference to notable male and female scientists in the field of space and astronomy, from antiquity to the 21st century. It covers the scientists' contributions to the field as well as his or her  Read more...

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