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The Resource The Georgian star : how William and Caroline Herschel revolutionized our understanding of the cosmos, Michael D. Lemonick

The Georgian star : how William and Caroline Herschel revolutionized our understanding of the cosmos, Michael D. Lemonick

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The Georgian star : how William and Caroline Herschel revolutionized our understanding of the cosmos
Title
The Georgian star
Title remainder
how William and Caroline Herschel revolutionized our understanding of the cosmos
Statement of responsibility
Michael D. Lemonick
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A tribute to the scientific contributions of Uranus planet discoverer William Herschel and his pioneering sister, Caroline, describes their establishment of surveying techniques that are still in use today, Caroline's cataloguing of nebulae, and William's discovery of infrared radiation
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Summary
A tribute to the scientific contributions of William Herschel and his pioneering sister, Caroline, describes their establishment of surveying techniques that are still in use, Caroline's cataloging of nebulae, and William's discovery of infrared radiation
Writing style
Biography type
collective biography
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298245
Cataloging source
DLC
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1953-
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Lemonick, Michael D.
Dewey number
  • 520.92/2
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
QB35
LC item number
.L36 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Series statement
Great discoveries
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  • Herschel, William
  • Herschel, Caroline Lucretia
  • Astronomy
Target audience
adult
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how William and Caroline Herschel revolutionized our understanding of the cosmos
Label
The Georgian star : how William and Caroline Herschel revolutionized our understanding of the cosmos, Michael D. Lemonick
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 177-180) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
716992
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
199 pages, 4 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780393065749
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2008029820
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780393065749
  • (OCoLC)227016271
Label
The Georgian star : how William and Caroline Herschel revolutionized our understanding of the cosmos, Michael D. Lemonick
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 177-180) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
716992
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
199 pages, 4 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780393065749
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2008029820
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780393065749
  • (OCoLC)227016271

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