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Author Love, David, 1950-

Title Kepler and the universe : how one man revolutionized astronomy / by David K. Love.

Publication Info. Amherst, New York : Prometheus Books, 2015.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 DeKalb PL Adult Non-Fiction - DKLY-12  520.92 LOV    AVAILABLE
 Kankakee PL Third Floor - KKBB-2  B KEPLER    AVAILABLE
 North Suburban PLD Loves Park Adult Non-Fiction - NSLY-11  520.9 LOV    AVAILABLE
 Rock Island Main Lib Adult Biography - RIPG-6  B KEPLER    AVAILABLE
Description 253 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Illustrations on endpapers.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : astronomy before Kepler -- Kepler's early life -- Graz (1594-1600), the secret of the universe -- Tycho and Kepler -- Prague (1600-1612), the new astronomy -- Prague, many new things -- 1610, the year of the telescope -- Linz (1612-1626), the harmony of the universe -- The final years (1626-1630), the Rudolphine tables -- Epilogue, the real universe -- Appendix : summary of kepler's travels.
Subject Kepler, Johannes, 1571-1630.
Brahe, Tycho, 1546-1601.
Brahe, Tycho, 1546-1601. (OCoLC)fst00014906
Kepler, Johannes, 1571-1630. (OCoLC)fst00015428
Chronological Term 1500 - 1699
Subject Astronomers -- Germany -- Biography.
Astronomy -- History -- 16th century.
Astronomy -- History -- 17th century.
Astronomers. (OCoLC)fst00819629
Astronomy. (OCoLC)fst00819673
Germany. (OCoLC)fst01210272
Genre/Form Biographies. (OCoLC)fst01919896
Biography. (OCoLC)fst01423686
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
ISBN 9781633881068 (hardcover)
1633881067 (hardcover)

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