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Author Jackson, Tom, 1972- author.

Title Astronomy : an illustrated history of the universe / Tom Jackson.

Publication Info. New York : Shelter Harbor Press, 2019.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Coal City PL Stacks - CCBB-2  520 JAC    AVAILABLE
Description 144 pages : chiefly color illustrations, maps, photographs, portraits ; 29 cm + 1 folded-out timeline.
text txt rdacontent
still image sti rdacontent
cartographic image cri rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
sheet nb rdacarrier
Series Ponderables (Series)
Ponderables (Series)
Note An older edition of this work was published under the title The Universe: An Illustrated History of Astronomy.
"Ponderables, 100 discoveries that changed history, Who did what when"--Opposite title page.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 140) and index.
Summary The book tracks the history of the Universe and our quest to find our place within it. From Stonehenge and other ancient megaliths, through Greek discoveries, to today's large telescopes, the history of astronomy is revealed. A 12-page removable foldout timeline provides historical context.
Subject Astronomy -- History -- Pictorial works.
Astronomy. (OCoLC)fst00819673
Cosmology -- History -- Pictorial works.
Universe -- History -- Pictorial works.
Genre/Form Illustrated works.
Informational works.
Reference works.
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Added Author Shelter Harbor Press, publisher.
ISBN 9781627951364 (hardcover)
1627951369 (hardcover)

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