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Nath, Biman B.

The Story of Helium and the Birth of Astrophysics

Nath, Biman B. - The Story of Helium and the Birth of Astrophysics, ebook

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Table of contents

1. The Unbearable Lightness of a ‘Noble’ Element
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2. From Alchemy to Chemistry
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3. From Chemistry to the Stars
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4. Father Secchi, the Priest Who Became an Astronomer
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5. Janssen, a Traveling Scientist
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6. Norman Lockyer, Clerk Turned Astronomer
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7. James F. Tennant, Soldier Turned Astronomer
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8. Guntur, the Small Town at the Center of Attention
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9. The Perpetual Eclipse of 1868
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10. Lockyer and His Cosmic Hieroglyphics
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11. The Ghost Element That Refused To Be Identified
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12. Helium on Earth
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13. The Folklore and Reality of the Discovery of Helium
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Keywords: Physics, Astronomy, Astrophysics and Cosmology, Popular Science in Astronomy, History of Science, Quantum Gases and Condensates

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2013
Language
en
Edition
2013
Series
Astronomers' Universe
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781461453635

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