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The Resource Planetary motions : a historical perspective, Norriss Hetherington

Planetary motions : a historical perspective, Norriss Hetherington

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Planetary motions : a historical perspective
Title
Planetary motions
Title remainder
a historical perspective
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Norriss Hetherington
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Language
eng
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DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QB15
LC item number
.H59 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Greenwood guides to great ideas in science
Planetary motions : a historical perspective, Norriss Hetherington
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [201]-213) and index
Contents
  • Plato and saving the phenomena
  • 4.
  • Eudoxus and concentric spheres
  • 5.
  • Eccentrics and epicycles
  • 6.
  • Equivalence
  • 7.
  • Astronomy and physics
  • 8.
  • Series foreword
  • Saving the phenomena quantitatively
  • 9.
  • Ptolemy's exposition of mathematical astronomy
  • 10.
  • Reality or mathematical fiction?
  • 11. The
  • greatest astronomer of antiquity or the greatest fraud in the history of science?
  • 12.
  • Islamic planetary astronomy
  • 13.
  • Introduction
  • Revival in the west
  • 14.
  • Copernicus and planetary motions
  • 15. The
  • Copernican revolution
  • 16.
  • Breaking the circle
  • 17.
  • Isaac Newton and gravity
  • 18. The
  • List of illustrations
  • Newtonian revolution
  • Timeline
  • Glossary
  • Annotated bibliography
  • Index
  • 1. An
  • introduction to the history of science
  • 2.
  • Babylonian planetary astronomy
  • 3.
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25 cm.
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Extent
xvi, 224 p.
Isbn
9780313332418
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2006005043
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)64335794

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