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The biographical encyclopedia of astronomers

Author: Virginia Trimble; Katherine Bracher
Publisher: New York ; London : Springer, 2006.
Series: Springer reference.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Biographical Encyclopedia of Astronomers is a unique and valuable resource for historians and astronomers alike. The two volumes include approximately 1550 biographical sketches on astronomers from antiquity to modern times. It is the collective work of about 400 authors edited by an editorial board of 9 historians and astronomers, and provides additional details on the nature of an entry and some summary  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Electronic books
Encyclopedias
Biographies
Encyclopédies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Trimble, Virginia.
Biographical encyclopedia of astronomers.
New York ; London : Springer, 2006
(OCoLC)65764986
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Virginia Trimble; Katherine Bracher
ISBN: 9780387304007 0387304002
OCLC Number: 1058083266
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (1 volume).
Contents: V. 1. A-L --
v. 2. M-Z.
Series Title: Springer reference.
Responsibility: edited by K. Bracher [and others].

Abstract:

The Biographical Encyclopedia of Astronomers is a unique and valuable resource for historians and astronomers alike. The two volumes include approximately 1550 biographical sketches on astronomers from antiquity to modern times. It is the collective work of about 400 authors edited by an editorial board of 9 historians and astronomers, and provides additional details on the nature of an entry and some summary statistics on the content of entries. This new reference provides biographical information on astronomers and cosmologists by utilizing contemporary historical scholarship. Individual ent.

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