The lives and discoveries of the Great Astronomers of history. The book covers astronomers such as Ptolemy, Copernicus, Brahe, Galileo, Newton, Halley, and many more. Each chapter covers one astronomer including their early life, training, and contributions to the field of astronomy. Included in each chapter are illustrations and diagrams of their discoveries and tools they used during their studies.
First published in 1895, this edition is derived from the original book with 67 black and white illustrations. As always, this edition is complete and unabridged.
Author(s):R. S. Ball
Book Size: 6" x 9"
Font Size: 12pt ISBN: 9781649651266
Paperback: Perfect bound with gloss cover; cream standard paper.