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Anton Pannekoek: Ways of Viewing Science and Society :Ways of Viewing Science and Society

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Anton Pannekoek: Ways of Viewing Science and Society :Ways of Viewing Science and Society

Anton Pannekoek: Ways of Viewing Science and Society :Ways of Viewing Science and Society by Chaokang Tai
English | PDF | 2019 | 324 Pages | ISBN : 9462984344 | 5.4 MB

Anton Pannekoek (1873-1960), prominent astronomer and world-renowned socialist theorist, stood at the nexus of the revolutions in politics, science and the arts of the early twentieth century. His astronomy was uniquely visual and highly innovative, while his politics were radical. Anton Pannekoek: Ways of Viewing Science and Society collects essays on Pannekoek and his contemporaries at the crossroads of political history, the history of science and art history.

The Universe Today: Our Current Understanding and How It Was Achieved

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The Universe Today: Our Current Understanding and How It Was Achieved

The Universe Today: Our Current Understanding and How It Was Achieved by Carlos Martins
English | PDF,EPUB | 2020 | 332 Pages | ISBN : 3030496317 | 73 MB

Starting out from humankind's earliest ideas about the cosmos, this book gives the reader a clear overview of our current understanding of the universe, including big bang theories and the formation of stars and galaxies, as well as addressing open questions. The author shows how our present view gradually developed from observations, and also how the outcome of ongoing research may still change this view.