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Great astronomers.

Ball, Robert Stawell Sir.

Great astronomers.

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Published by Isbister in London .
Written in English


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SeriesLandmarks of science
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Open LibraryOL20069566M


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A must read for those who are students of this field.4/5(30). Great Astronomers book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Sir Isaac Newton (–) was an English physicist, mathematician, as /5.

20 rows  Book Coordinator: MaryAnn Meta Coordinator: MaryAnn Proof Listener: DaveC. Links. American astronomer Carl Sagan (–) may not have been a great scientist in comparison to some on this list, but he is one of the most famous astronomers.

Sagan not only made important. First published in the yearThe present book is a compandium of informative yet short biographies of some of the greatest astronomers of the world born by that point of Robert Stawell Ball FRS was an Irish astronomer who founded the screw : Ltd DBA Echo Library.

The history of astronomy thus becomes inseparable from the history of the great men to whose labours its development is due. In the ensuing chapters we have endeavoured to sketch the lives and the work of the great philosophers, by whose labours the science of astronomy has been created.

(from the Introduction) First Page: GREAT ASTRONOMERS. byAuthor: Robert Stawell Ball. In this book the lives of 18 astronomers are discribed, some of them are known to everyone, but some are not so generally known.

The book starts with an introduction of a few pages on the history of astronomy. A list of the astronomers featured in this book/5(2). Great Astronomers Isaac Newton Robert Stawell Ball Sir Isaac Newton () was an English physicist, mathematician, astronomer, natural philosopher, alchemist and theologian who has been considered by many to be the greatest and most influential scientist who ever : Robert Stawell Ball.

You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at Title: Great Astronomers Author: R. Ball Posting Date: Octo [EBook #] Release Date: August [EBook #] Language: English Character set encoding: ISO *** START OF.

They have gazed up at the stars and made some significant and important discoveries related to the field of astronomy. On our list below, you will find great names listed in order of popularity, like Copernicus, Hipparchus, and Ptolemy, among others.

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Great Astronomers. by R. Ball. There may have been other discoverers who have done more for science than Ptolemy ever accomplished, but there has never been any other discoverer whose authority on the subject of the movements of the heavenly bodies has swayed the minds of men for so long a period as the first 14 centuries, during which time Ptolemy's opinions reigned supreme.

In the following passage from Great Astronomers by Robert Stewall Ball, the author states that he will trace the developments in astronomy from the time of Ptolemy to the nineteenth century. Based on the content and style of the excerpt, what kind of audience did Ball primarily have in mind when he was writing this book.

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Synopsis Includes detailed discussion on all of the great astronomers, including Ptolemy, Copernicus, Galileo, Newton, Flamsteed and Herschel. By the mathematician, Irish astronomer to Lord Rosse inIrish Astronomer-Royal in and writer of popular science books/5(27).

for two astronomers to fight, under the canopy of heaven in utter darkness at the dead of night, and the duel was honourably terminated when a slice was taken off Tycho's nose by the insinuating sword of his antagonist. For the repair of this injury the ingenuity of the great instrument-maker was 1/5.

In the introduction to his book Great Astronomers, Robert Stawell Ball states, “The history of astronomy thus becomes inseparable from the history of the great men to whose labours its development is due.” Based on what you read in the Ptolemy section, how does Ball develop and refine this central idea in his book.

Great Astronomers (5 stars) Olddurro. A useful introduction. Beautifully read. (5 stars) Most excellent history of the works of our past astronomers. Mary Ann is a pleasure to listen to and never seems to faulter on any of the terminology.

Good book, great reading (5 stars)/5(48). Great Astronomers in Modern English by Sir Robert S. Ball, (paraphrased by Leslie Noelani Laurio) To view the table of contents for the rest of this book, click here. Claudius Ptolemy, AD AD Created the elaborate geocentric Ptolemaic model of the universe.

The "P" in Ptolemy is silent, so the name is pronounced TOH leh mee. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ball, Robert S.

(Robert Stawell), Great astronomers. Plainview, N.Y.: Books for Libraries. Genre/Form: Biographies History Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ball, Robert S. (Robert Stawell), Sir, Great astronomers.

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Great Astronomers by R. Ball Part 2 out of 5. homepage; Index of Great Astronomers; Previous part (1) Next part (3) common-sense. There can be no doubt that a special significance attached to the new discovery at this particular epoch in the history of science.

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Description. The author says “It has been my object in these pages of astronomer biography to present the life of each astronomer in such detail as to enable the reader to realise in some degree the man’s character and surroundings; and I have endeavoured to indicate as clearly as circumstances would permit the main features of the discoveries by which he has become known.”.

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Great Astronomers Sir Robert S. Ball. History/Biographies; 90 ratings. Book Overview: From the days of Hipparchus down to the present hour the science of astronomy has steadily grown.

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