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Nakamura, Tsuko

The Emergence of Astrophysics in Asia

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Tsuko Nakamura, Wayne Orchiston

Part I. Japan

2. The Development of Astronomy and Emergence of Astrophysics in Japan
Tsuko Nakamura

3. Hirayama Kiyotsugu: Discoverer of Asteroid Families
Seiko Yoshida, Tsuko Nakamura

4. Japanese Studies of Asteroids Following the Discovery of the Hirayama Families
Tsuko Nakamura

5. The National Astronomical Observatory of Japan and Post-war Japanese Optical Astronomy
Toshiyuki Tajima

6. The Early Development of Japanese Radio Astronomy
Wayne Orchiston, Masato Ishiguro

Part II. South Korea

7. The Development of Astronomy in Korea and the Emergence of Astrophysics in South Korea
Il-Seong Nha, Sarah Nha, Wayne Orchiston

Part III. China

8. The Development of Astronomy and Emergence of Astrophysics in China
Xiaoyu Ning, Xiaochun Sun, Wayne Orchiston, Tsuko Nakamura

9. The Early Development of Chinese Radio Astronomy: The Role of W.N. Christiansen
Wang Shouguan

Part IV. Taiwan

10. The Development of Astronomy and Emergence of Astrophysics in Taiwan
Wing-Huen Ip

Part V. Thailand

11. The Development of Astronomy and Emergence of Astrophysics in Thailand
Boonrucksar Soonthornthum

12. King Rama IV and French Observations of the 18 August 1868 Total Solar Eclipse from Wah-koa, Siam
Wayne Orchiston, Darunee Lingling Orchiston

13. King Rama V and British Observations of the 6 April 1875 Total Solar Eclipse from the Chao Lai Peninsula, Siam
Busaba Hutawarakorn Kramer, Michael Kramer

Part VI. Indonesia

14. The Development of Astronomy and Emergence of Astrophysics in Indonesia
Bambang Hidayat, Hakim L. Malasan, Emanuel Sungging Mumpuni

15. J.A.C. Oudemans’ Observations of the 18 August 1868 and 12 December 1871 Total Solar Eclipses from the Dutch East Indies
Emanuel Sungging Mumpuni, Wayne Orchiston, Wolfgang Steinicke

16. American Observations of the 16 May 1901 Total Solar Eclipse from Padang, Dutch East Indies
John Pearson, Wayne Orchiston

Part VII. Australia

17. The Development of Astronomy and the Foundations of Astrophysics in Australia
Wayne Orchiston, Barry A. J. Clark, David Frew, Jenny Andropoulos

18. The Beginnings of Australian Radio Astronomy
Woodruff T. Sullivan

19. The Early Development of Australian Radio Astronomy: The Role of the CSIRO Division of Radiophysics Field Stations
Wayne Orchiston, Bruce Slee

Part VIII. New Zealand

20. The Development of Astronomy and Emergence of Astrophysics in New Zealand
John Hearnshaw, Wayne Orchiston

21. Alexander William Bickerton: New Zealand’s First Astrophysicist?
Gerard F. Gilmore

22. New Zealand Astronomy and the 9 September 1885 Total Solar Eclipse
Wayne Orchiston, Glen Rowe

23. The Early Development of New Zealand Radio Astronomy
Wayne Orchiston

Part IX. India

24. The Development of Modern Astronomy and Emergence of Astrophysics in India
Rajesh Kochhar, Wayne Orchiston

25. British Observations of the 18 August 1868 Total Solar Eclipse from Guntoor, India
Wayne Orchiston, Eun-Hee Lee, Young-Sook Ahn

26. American Observations of the 22 January 1898 Total Solar Eclipse from Jeur, India
Wayne Orchiston, John Pearson

27. The Early Development of Indian Radio Astronomy: A Personal Perspective
Govind Swarup

Part X. Uzbekistan

28. The Development of Astronomy and Emergence Astrophysics in Uzbekistan
Shuhrat Ehgamberdiev

Keywords: Physics, Astronomy, Astrophysics and Cosmology, History of Science, History and Philosophical Foundations of Physics

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2017
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Historical & Cultural Astronomy
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319620824
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-62080-0

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