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Biographical encyclopedia of astronomers

Author: Thomas A Hockey; Virginia Trimble
Publisher: New York : Springer, [2014] ©2014
Series: Springer reference.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Biographical encyclopedia of astronomers.
(OCoLC)861359044
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas A Hockey; Virginia Trimble
ISBN: 9781441999177 1441999175 9781441999184 1441999183
OCLC Number: 890601542
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations.
Contents: Intro; Foreword; Preface; Scope; Inclusion Parameters; Project Staffing; Acknowledgments; About the Editor; Contributors; Introduction; Biography and History; Origins of Modern Biography; Modern Collective Biography; Since the Enlightenment; Conclusion; Appendix; Reference and Research Sources; Selected Reference Sources; Selected Research Sources; Geographical Place Names in Biography Headers; A Timeline of Astronomers and Cosmologists; A; Abbas Wasim Efendi; Selected References; Abbe, Cleveland; Selected References; Abbo of Fleury; Alternate Names; Selected Reference; Abbot, Charles Greeley Selected ReferencesAbbott, Francis; Selected References; Abd al-Wajid: Badr al-Din Abd al-Wajid [Waid] ibn Muammad ibn Muammad al-anafi; Selected References; Abetti, Antonio; Selected References; Abetti, Giorgio; Selected References; Abhari: Athir al-Din al-Mufaal ibnUmar ibn al-Mufaal al-Samarqandi al-Abhari; Selected References; ab Hayck, Tade; Abi al-Fat al-ufi; Abi al-Shukr; Abney, William de Wiveleslie; Selected References; Abu al-alt: Umayya ibn Aziz ibn Abi al-alt al-Dani al-Andalusi; Alternate Name; Selected References; Abu al-Uqul Muammad ibn Amad al-abari; Selected References AbubacerAbu MaUmar al-Balkhi; Alternate Name; Selected References; a Çamora; Achilles Tatius; Alternate Name; Selected Reference; Acyuta Piarai; Selected References; Adami: Abu Ali al-usayn ibn Muammad al-Adami; Selected References; Adams, John Couch; Selected References; Adams, Walter Sydney; Selected References; Adel, Arthur; Selected References; Adelard of Bath; Selected References; Adhémar, Joseph-Alphonse; Selected References; Adrastes of Aphrodisias; Alternate Name; Selected Reference; Adrastus of Aphrodisias; Aegidius Colonna [Columna]; Aegidius Romanus; Aeschylus; Selected References Aganice of ThessalyAlternate Name; Selected References; Agecio, Tade; Aglaonike; Amad Mukhtar: Ghazi Amad Mukhtar Pasha; Selected References; Ainslie, Maurice Anderson; Selected References; Airy, George Biddell; Selected References; Aitken, Robert Grant; Selected References; al-Banna;́ Albategnius [Albatenius]; Albert, the Great; Alternate Name; Selected Reference; Albertus Blar de Brudzewo; Albertus Magnus; Albrecht, Sebastian; Selected References; Albumasar; Albuzale; Alcabitius; Alchvine; Alcuin; Alternate Names; Acknowledgments; Selected References; Alden, Harold Lee; Selected Reference Aldrich, Loyal BlaineSelected References; Alexander, Arthur Francis OD́onel; Selected References; Alexander, Stephen; Selected References; Alfarabius; Alfonsi, Petrus; Selected References; Alfonso el Sabio; Alfonso the Learned; Alfonso the Wise; Alfonso X; Alternate Names; Selected References; Alfvén, Hannes Olof Gösta; Selected References; al-Haím; al-Haytham; Alhazen; Ali al-Qusanini al-Rumi al-anafi al-Muwaqqit; Selected References; Alighieri, Dante; Isa al-Asurlabi; Selected References; Ali ibn Khalaf: Abu al-asan ibn Amar al-aydalani; Alternate Name; Selected References
Series Title: Springer reference.
Responsibility: editor-in-chief, Thomas Hockey ; Virginia Trimble ... [and 6 more] editors.

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The Biographical Encyclopedia of Astronomers is a unique and valuable resource for historians and astronomers alike. It includes about1550 biographical sketches on astronomers from antiquity to  Read more...

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