Yerkes Observatory, 1892-1950: The Birth, Near Death, and Resurrection of a Scientific Research Institution download epub
by Donald E. Osterbrock
Drawing on his experience as historian of astronomy, practicing astrophysicist, and director of Lick Observatory, Donald Osterbrock uncovers a chapter in the history of astronomy by providing the story of the Yerkes Observatory. An excellent description of the ups and downs of a major observatory. -Jack Meadows, Nature. Chicago and Illinois.
In 1997, the Yerkes Observatory will celebrate its 100th anniversary. Osterbrock (Pauper and Prince: Ritchey, Hale & Big American Telescopes, Univ. 7 Resurrection on the Campus and at Yerkes 18931937. 159. 8 Birth of McDonald Observatory 19331939
In 1997, the Yerkes Observatory will celebrate its 100th anniversary. of Arizona, 1993) is eminently qualified to write. 1. 2 Infancy 18971904. 25. 3 Near Death 19041932. 47. 4 The Savior 18971931. 8 Birth of McDonald Observatory 19331939. 187. 10 World War II 19391945.
Home Browse Books Book details, Yerkes Observatory, 1892-1950: The Birth, near. Yerkes Observatory celebrates its centennial in 1997. By Donald E. Osterbrock. When it was dedicated and went into operation in 1897, it was America's second big-science establishment, built around a large, expensive scientific instrument, the forty-inch refracting telescope- "the largest and best. in the world," in the words of its donor, Charles T. Yerkes.
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Historians are much indebted to Osterbrock for this new contribution to the fascinating story of twentieth-century American astronomy. -Adriaan Blaauw, Journal for the History of Astronomy.
Read unlimited books and audiobooks on the web, iPad, iPhone and Android. Historians are much indebted to Osterbrock for this new contribution to the fascinating story of twentieth-century American astronomy. An important reference about one of the key American observatories of this century. -Woodruff T. Sullivan III, Physics Today. Read on the Scribd mobile app. Download the free Scribd mobile app to read anytime, anywhere.
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Osterbrock, Donald E. Abstract. Publication: Chicago : University of Chicago Press. Pub Date: Bibcode: 1997yeob. Keywords: Yerkes observatory: history.
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Drawing on his experience as historian of astronomy, practicing astrophysicist, and director of Lick Observatory, Donald Osterbrock uncovers a chapter in the history of astronomy by providing the story of the Yerkes Observatory. Recently added by. ajapt, UBS2017, AMitchell-WYAS, MilwaukeeAS, Lethbridgeastro, FredKiesche, Excataloger.
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Category: Science & Math
Subcategory: Astronomy & Space Science
Publisher: University of Chicago Press; Revised edition (May 15, 1999)
Pages: 394 pages