ISBN-10:
0226639460
ISBN-13:
9780226639468
Pub. Date:
05/28/1999
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Yerkes Observatory, 1892-1950; The Birth, Near Death, and Resurrection of a Scientific Research Institution / Edition 2

Yerkes Observatory, 1892-1950; The Birth, Near Death, and Resurrection of a Scientific Research Institution / Edition 2

by Donald E. Osterbrock

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ISBN-13: 9780226639468
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 05/28/1999
Edition description: 1
Pages: 384
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1: Birth, 1868-1897
2: Infancy, 1897-1904
3: Near Death, 1904-1932
4: The Savior, 1897-1931
5: The Boy President, 1929-1932
6: The Boy Director, 1932-1936
7: Resurrection on the Campus and at Yerkes, 1893-1937
8: Birth of McDonald Observatory, 1933-1939
9: An Extraordinarily Fine Group, 1936-1942
10: World War II, 1939-1945
11: Golden Years, 1945-1950
12: Epilogue: To the Centennial, 1950-1997
Abbreviations Used in Notes and Bibliography
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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