The Transits of Venus

The Transits of Venus

by William Sheehan, John Edward Westfall
     
 

In this unique and fascinating history of science, acclaimed popular science writer William Sheehan - who was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship for Science Writing - and award-winning geographer John Westfall take us back through the centuries to chronicle the intrepid explorations of scientists and adventurers who studied the transits of Venus in the quest for

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In this unique and fascinating history of science, acclaimed popular science writer William Sheehan - who was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship for Science Writing - and award-winning geographer John Westfall take us back through the centuries to chronicle the intrepid explorations of scientists and adventurers who studied the transits of Venus in the quest for scientific understanding.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781591021759
Publisher:
Prometheus Books
Publication date:
02/25/2004
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
6.33(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.07(d)

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