Curiosities of the Sky

Curiosities of the Sky

by Garrett Serviss
     
 

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What Froude says of history is true also of astronomy: it is the most impressive where it transcends explanation. It is not the mathematics of astronomy, but the wonder and the mystery that seize upon the imagination. The calculation of an eclipse owes all its prestige to the sublimity of its data; the operation, in itself, requires no more mental effort than the

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What Froude says of history is true also of astronomy: it is the most impressive where it transcends explanation. It is not the mathematics of astronomy, but the wonder and the mystery that seize upon the imagination. The calculation of an eclipse owes all its prestige to the sublimity of its data; the operation, in itself, requires no more mental effort than the preparation of a railway time-table.

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ISBN-13:
9781522780526
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
12/16/2015
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.41(d)

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