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Mapping the heavens

Priyamvada Natarajan

Mapping the heavens

the radical scientific ideas that reveal the cosmos

by Priyamvada Natarajan

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Astronomical Phenomena,
  • Cosmology,
  • Extraterrestrial Environment,
  • History

  • About the Edition

    For all curious readers, a lively introduction to radical ideas and discoveries that are transforming our knowledge of the universe. --Publisher

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-251) and index.

    StatementPriyamvada Natarajan
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQB981 .N337 2016
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 267 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates :‬
    Number of Pages267
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26889141M
    ISBN 100300204418
    ISBN 109780300204414
    LC Control Number2015953466
    OCLC/WorldCa923562187

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Mapping the Heavens: The Radical Scientific Ideas That Reveal the Cosmos Priyamvada Natarajan. Beautiful read on cosmology, the essence of science, and .On the Heavens (Greek: Περὶ οὐρανοῦ; Latin: De Caelo or De Caelo et Mundo) is Aristotle's chief cosmological treatise: written in BC it contains his astronomical theory and his ideas on the concrete workings of the terrestrial world.

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