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The biographical encyclopedia of astronomers

Author: Katherine Bracher
Publisher: New York, NY : Springer, ©2007.
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: Electronic books
Biography
Encyclopedias
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Encyclopédies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Biographical encyclopedia of astronomers.
New York : Springer, ©2007
(DLC) 2008270178
(OCoLC)65764986
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Katherine Bracher
ISBN: 9780387304007 0387304002 9780387336282 0387336281
OCLC Number: 184930573
Description: 1 online resource (2 volumes (xlv, 1341 pages)) : illustrations.
Contents: v. 1. A-L --
v. 2. M-Z.
Series Title: Springer reference.
Responsibility: Katherine Bracher [and others] (editors).

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The collective work of about 400 authors edited by an editorial board of 9 historians and astronomers, this is a unique and valuable resource. The two volumes include approximately 1550 biographical  Read more...

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