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The Immortal Fire Within: The Life and Work of Edward Emerson Barnard

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This first full-length biography of Edward Emerson Barnard tells the remarkable tale of endurance and achievement of one of the leading astronomers of the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. As "a man who was never known to sleep," Barnard scoured the heavens endlessly, leaving an astonishing legacy of observations that make him one of the greatest observers of al ...more
Hardcover, 443 pages
Published June 30th 1995 by Cambridge University Press (first published 1995)
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Very detailed. Dense reading. I learned a lot and enjoyed the book.
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