The Scientific Papers of Sir William Herschel 2 Volume Set

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The Scientific Papers of Sir William Herschel 2 Volume Set: Volume 0, Part 0 Including Early Papers Hitherto Unpublished Autor: William Herschel , Edited by John Louis Emil Dreyer


By the time of his death, William Herschel (1738â??1822) had built revolutionary telescopes, identified hundreds of binary stars, and published astronomical papers in over forty volumes of the Royal Society’s Philosophical Transactions. This two-volume collection, which originally appeared in 1912, was the first to gather together his scattered publications. It draws also on a wealth of previously unpublished material, from personal letters to numerous papers presented to the Philosophical Society of Bath. Although Herschel is best known for his discovery of Uranus, this collection highlights the true range of his observations and interests. Focusing on his early work, Volume 1 includes notes on the discovery of Uranus and a biographical account by the historian of astronomy J

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The Scientific Papers of Sir William Herschel 2 Volume Set: Volume 0, Part 0 Including Early Papers Hitherto Unpublished Autor: William Herschel , Edited by John Louis Emil Dreyer


By the time of his death, William Herschel (1738â??1822) had built revolutionary telescopes, identified hundreds of binary stars, and published astronomical papers in over forty volumes of the Royal Society’s Philosophical Transactions. This two-volume collection, which originally appeared in 1912, was the first to gather together his scattered publications. It draws also on a wealth of previously unpublished material, from personal letters to numerous papers presented to the Philosophical Society of Bath. Although Herschel is best known for his discovery of Uranus, this collection highlights the true range of his observations and interests. Focusing on his early work, Volume 1 includes notes on the discovery of Uranus and a biographical account by the historian of astronomy J. L. E. Dreyer. Volume 2 features later work, including studies of solar heat and the atmosphere of Saturn. It also features an appendix of work compiled by his son, John Herschel, and sister Caroline.


Spis treści: Volume 1: Preface Introduction Unpublished papers Papers published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society and elsewhere. Volume 2: Papers published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society and elsewhere Appendix.


dla: academic researchers, graduate students

isbn 9781108064644
stron 1500
Data publikacji 05/09/2013
2 Paperback books 297 x 210 mm

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