How Astronomers, Inventors, and Eccentrics Discovered the Modern UniverseBook - 2014
"The path to a broader mode of cosmic observation was blazed by a cadre of nineteenth-century amateur astronomers and inventors, galvanized by the advent of photography, spectral analysis, and innovative technology to create the entirely new field of astrophysics." -- Provided by the publisher.
Publisher: New York :, Bellevue Literary Press,, 2014
Description: 399 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Branch Call Number: 520 Hir