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Author: National Research Council (U.S.). Astronomy Survey
Publisher: National Academies
Keywords: astronomy, survey, committee, documents, working, astrophysics, challenges
Number of Pages: 300
Published: 1983
eBookDB-ID: NAP:12438
39348

Author: Assembly of Mathematical and Physical Sciences (U.
Publisher: National Academies
Keywords: astronomy, committee, survey, report, astrophysics
Number of Pages: 216
Published: 1982-07
eBookDB-ID: NAP:12436
46177

Author: National Research Council (U.S.). Astronomy and As
Publisher: National Academies
Keywords: executive, summary, astrophysics, astronomy, discovery, decade
Number of Pages: 28
Published: 1991
eBookDB-ID: NAP:12447
37786

Author: National Research Council (U.S.). Astronomy and As
Publisher: National Academies
Keywords: astrophysics, astronomy, discovery, decade
Number of Pages: 224
Published: 1991
eBookDB-ID: NAP:12446
35040

Author: Alexander Jones
Publisher: American Philosophical Society
Keywords: vol, part, society, philosophical, american, transactions
Number of Pages: 74
Published: 2007-12
ISBN-10: 1422374246
ISBN-13: 9781422374245

The early recognition of Ptolemyżs major astronomical writings, the żAlmagestż (or żSyntaxisż) & the later żHandy Tables,ż has become a commonplace in histories of ancient astronomy. But the crucial century & a half between Ptolemy & the commentator Pappus, during which Ptolemyżs works were first circulated & gained preeminence, is for mathematical astronomy as nearly barren of documents as the three centuries between Hipparchus & Ptolemy. The fragmentary text with which this monograph is concerned casts some light on both these murky periods. Moreover, it preserves quotations from Art
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Author: José Chabás
Publisher: American Philosophical Society
Keywords: transition, manuscript, print, zacut, abraham, iberian, peninsula, astronomy
Number of Pages: 214
Published: 2000
ISBN-10: 0871699028
ISBN-13: 9780871699022

Abraham Zacut (1452-1515) of Salamanca was an outstanding intellectual figure in the Spanish Jewish community on the eve of the expulsion in 1492. His scientific work began in the 1470s, & continued in exile, in Portugal, N. Africa, & ultimately in Jerusalem. This monograph focuses on some of his important contributions to astronomy, namely, those that appear in the book published in Leiria, Portugal, in 1496, generally known as the Almanach PerpetuumÓ; this publication is to be distinguished from ha-Hibbur ha-gadolÓ ( The Great CompositionÓ) that Zacut composed in Hebrew in 1478. Indeed, o
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Author: Unknown
Publisher: Forgotten Books
Keywords: astronomy, elements, lockyer
Number of Pages: 150
Published:
ISBN-10: 1440087024
ISBN-13: 9781440087028
35924
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