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Under Newton's Shadow, Astronomical Practices in the Seventeenth Century

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The influence of Newton and the Royal Society during the 17th century has always overshadowed the activities of other contemporary figures in astronomy. This book demonstrates the extent and significance of their particular contributions to observational astronomy, and to show how social, educational and economic factors affected their work. This survey of the characters ...more
Hardcover, 160 pages
Published January 1st 1985 by CRC Press
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Doc Kinne
Apr 30, 2013 Doc Kinne rated it liked it
The book was good in terms of content, Under Newton's Shadow was good. Style-wise, it seemed to drag on a bit, but I think that may have been a personal issue. Recommended, again, for astronomical historians.
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