By Walter W. Bryant
A historical past of Astronomy, first released in 1907, bargains a finished creation to the regular improvement of the technological know-how due to the fact that its inception within the old global as much as the momentous growth of the 19th century. It contains biographical fabric when it comes to the main well-known names within the learn of astronomy – Copernicus, Galileo, Newton, Herschel – and their contributions, transparent and obtainable discussions of key discoveries, in addition to detailing the incremental steps in expertise with which a few of the turning issues in astronomy have been in detail sure up.
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A History of Astronomy (Routledge Revivals) by Walter W. Bryant