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Reflections on the astronomy of Glasgow

Author: D Clarke
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Shows how Astronomy contributed to the educational enlightenment of Glasgow, to its society and to its commerce. This scientific history includes the story of Glasgow's 'Big Bang' of 1863, the  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: D Clarke
ISBN: 0748678905 9780748678907 0748678891 9780748678891
OCLC Number: 854595540
Description: 336 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Chapter 1: Glasgow Astronomy; Chapter 2: Some Early Astronomy; Chapter 3: Establishing Astronomy; Chapter 4: The Wilsons; Chapter 5: The Early Nineteenth Century; Chapter 6: A Professor of Eloquence; Chapter 7: The Glory of Glasgow; Chapter 8: Time is of the Essence; Chapter 9: The Turn of The Century; Chapter 10: The Astronomical Society of Glasgow; Chapter 11: University Gardens; Chapter 12: To The New Millennium.
Responsibility: David Clarke.


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