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Modern Theories of the Universe, from Herschel to Hubble

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This book provides an introduction to the fundamentals of stellar astronomy, a history of astronomy, and an account of how the science of astronomy challenged traditional philosophical and theological beliefs. Throughout the text are readings from the writings of scientists who contributed most significantly to the development of astronomy.
Paperback, 435 pages
Published February 23rd 1994 by Dover Publications
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A pretty good book. Definitely informative. The technical stuff went over my head at times, but the book is written as a history enough that even if you don't understand the technical aspects, you still get the idea.
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