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Minding the Heavens: The Story of our Discovery of the Milky Way, 2nd Edition

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Minding the Heavens: The Story of our Discovery of the Milky Way, 2nd Edition

Minding the Heavens; The Story of our Discovery of the Milky Way; 2
by Belkora Leila

English | 2021 | ISBN: 0367417227 | 275 pages | True PDF | 24.11 MB

Master of Galactic Astronomy: A Biography of Jan Hendrik Oort

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Master of Galactic Astronomy: A Biography of Jan Hendrik Oort

Master of Galactic Astronomy: A Biography of Jan Hendrik Oort by Pieter C. van der Kruit
English | EPUB | 2021 | 370 Pages | ISBN : 303055547X | 107.7 MB

This accessible and entertaining biography chronicles the life and triumphs of astronomer Jan Hendrik Oort, who helped lay the foundations of modern astronomy in the 20th century. The book puts into context some of Oort's most significant achievements, including his discovery that the Milky Way rotates, as well as his famous hypothesis that our Solar System is surrounded by a reservoir of comets — now simply known as the Oort Cloud.

The Evolution of The Milky Way

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The Evolution of The Milky Way

The Evolution of The Milky Way by Francesca Matteucci
English | PDF | 2000 | 605 Pages | ISBN : 940103799X | 44.95 MB

This book contains the proceedings of the meeting held in the lovely island of Vulcano, close to the noth coast of Sicily (ltaly) on September 20-24, 1999. Vlllcano is one of the group called Eolian islands. The name derives from the fact that the island is a volcano, and legend says that it was inhabited by the greek god Volcano.