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Man discovers the galaxies

Author: Richard Berendzen; Richard Hart; Daniel Seeley
Publisher: New York : Science History Publications, 1976.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Through original letters, photographs, and archival treasures, Man Discovers the Galaxies recaptures the uncertainties, the false steps, and the high excitement as Shapley, Kapteyn, Curtis, and Hubble forged the modern views of our galaxy and its neighbors.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Berendzen, Richard.
Man discovers the galaxies.
New York : Science History Publications, 1976
(OCoLC)623917401
Named Person: Harlow Shapley; J C Kapteyn; Heber Doust Curtis; Edwin Hubble; Heber Doust Curtis; Edwin Hubble; J C Kapteyn; Harlow Shapley
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Berendzen; Richard Hart; Daniel Seeley
ISBN: 0882020234 9780882020235 0712908706 9780712908702
OCLC Number: 1207366
Description: x, 228 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Responsibility: Richard Berendzen, Richard Hart, Daniel Seeley.

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Through original letters, photographs, and archival treasures, Man Discovers the Galaxies recaptures the uncertainties, the false steps, and the high excitement as Shapley, Kapteyn, Curtis, and Hubble forged the modern views of our galaxy and its neighbors.

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