2 edition of Rudimentary astronomy found in the catalog.
|Statement||by Robert Main.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xx, 156p. :|
|Number of Pages||156|
Springer, , Astronomy and Astrophysics Library his book is badly mistitled. It's actually a college-level introduction to geological astronomy. There's very little physics here—just a few grainy color pictures of Mars, and some diagrams and descriptions of what the rocks (perovskite, ilmenite, pyroxene, etc.) are like on different planets. Astronomy - Astronomy - India, the Islamic world, medieval Europe, and China: Ptolemy was the last major figure in the Greek astronomical tradition. Commentaries were written on his works by Pappus of Alexandria in the 3rd century ce and by Theon of Alexandria and his daughter, Hypatia, in the 4th, but creative work was no longer being done.
When Ptolemy wrote the Almagest, the compendium of ancient astronomy, around CE, he knew no modern laws of motion. In his rudimentary astronomy the sun, moon, planets, and stars were all carried around the earth in curiously diﬀerent ways. Since the sun outshone everything in. However, this book is aimed again at beginners in the astronomy field, specifically children looking to expand their knowledge about the solar system. The design and illustrations are light-hearted, and the explanations in the book about the solar system are far too rudimentary for older readers. This is a perfect book for children, however.
And it offers an enlightening perspective on astronomy, Church history, and religious architecture, as well as an analysis of measurements testing the limits of attainable accuracy, undertaken with rudimentary means and extraordinary zeal. Above all, the book illuminates the niches protected and financed by the Catholic Church in which science. Astronomy studies the objects that exist in the universe, such as stars, galaxies, quasars, black holes, etc. Astronomy is deeply involved in the history of the universe, a subcategory of astronomy called cosmology. Astrophysics is that part of ph.
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