The Biographical Encyclopedia of Astronomers is a special and beneficial source for historians and astronomers alike. the 2 volumes comprise nearly 1550 biographical sketches on astronomers from antiquity to trendy instances. it's the collective paintings of approximately four hundred authors edited by way of a piece of writing board of nine historians and astronomers, and offers extra info at the nature of an access and a few precis facts at the content material of entries. This new reference offers biographical info on astronomers and cosmologists through the use of modern historic scholarship.
Individual entries differ from a hundred to 1500 phrases, together with the likes of the superluminaries corresponding to Newton and Einstein, in addition to lesser-known astronomers like Galileo’s acolyte, Mario Guiducci.
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