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Cunningham, Clifford J.

The Scientific Legacy of William Herschel

Cunningham, Clifford J. - The Scientific Legacy of William Herschel, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Becoming an Astronomer: William Herschel’s Journey Through an Eighteenth-Century Education
Emily Winterburn

2. William Herschel and Comets
Woodruff T. Sullivan

3. William Herschel’s ‘Star Gages’ and the Structure of the Milky Way
Wolfgang Steinicke

4. William Herschel and the “Front-View” Telescopes
Roger Ceragioli

5. William and John Herschel’s Quest for Extraterrestrial Intelligent Life
Michael J. Crowe

6. The Actions of a Well-Trained Puppy Dog: Caroline Herschel’s Modest and Useful Life
Emily Winterburn

7. Accolades and Barbs: William Herschel in Poetry and Satire
Clifford J. Cunningham

Keywords: Physics, Astronomy, Observations and Techniques, History and Philosophical Foundations of Physics, History of Science

Editor
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2018
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Historical & Cultural Astronomy
Page amount
25 pages
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319328263
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-32825-6

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