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Source book in astronomy, 1900-1950, Harlow Shapley, editor

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Source book in astronomy, 1900-1950
Title
Source book in astronomy, 1900-1950
Statement of responsibility
Harlow Shapley, editor
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
520.82
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QB3
LC item number
.S52
Literary form
non fiction
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1885-1972
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Shapley, Harlow
Series statement
Source books in the history of the sciences
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  • Astronomy
  • Astronomie
  • Histoire
  • Bibliographie
  • Astronomy
  • Sterrenkunde
  • Astronomie
  • Quelle
  • Astronomie
  • Astrophysique
Label
Source book in astronomy, 1900-1950, Harlow Shapley, editor
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Identification and sources": p. [411]-417
Bibliography note
"Identification and sources": pages 411-417
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Meghnad Saha
  • Interstellar phenomena
  • The discovery of interstellar calcium
  • J. F. Hartmann
  • Wolf’s method of measuring dark nebulae
  • Bart J. Bok
  • Prediction of 21-centimeter interstellar radio signals
  • H. C. van de Hulst
  • The polarization of star light by interstellar particles
  • W. A. Hiltner and John S. Hall
  • Steller evolution
  • The beginning of radio astronomy
  • Concerning protostars
  • Bart J. Bok
  • The formation of stars
  • Lyman Spitzer, Jr.
  • Galaxies
  • From heliocentric to galactocentric
  • Harlow Shapely
  • Confirming Lindblad’s hypothesis of the rotation of the galaxy
  • Jan H. Oort
  • A relation between distance and radial velocity among extra-galactic nebulae
  • Grote Reber
  • Edwin Hubble
  • The velocity-distance relation among extra-galactic nebulae
  • Edwin Hubble and Milton L. Humason
  • The large apparent velocities of extra-galactic nebulae
  • Milton L. Humason
  • Relativity and cosmology
  • On the transformation of matter into energy
  • J. H. Jeans
  • The E = Mc2 equation
  • Albert Einstein
  • The Sun
  • Cosmogonical hypothesis
  • Henri Poincaré
  • Testing the theory of relativity
  • W. W. Campbell and R. Trumpler
  • The end of the world
  • A. S. Eddington
  • The beginning of the world
  • Georges Lemaître
  • From Newton to Einstein
  • Willem de Sitter
  • The magnetic field in sunspots
  • Remarks on the General Theory of Relativity
  • Albert Einstein
  • The primeval atom
  • Georges Lemaître
  • The perfect cosmological principle
  • H. Bondi and T. Gold
  • Surveys of astrophysical progress
  • Introduction to theoretical astrophysics
  • Svein Rosseland
  • The chemistry of the cosmos
  • George Ellery Hale
  • Rupert Wildt
  • Fifty years of progress in astrophysics
  • Otto Struve
  • A classification of solar prominences
  • Edison Pettit
  • The mystery of coronium solved
  • Bengt Edlen
  • Instrumentation
  • Solar spicules
  • Walter Orr Roberts
  • The planetary system
  • Theory of the Moon
  • Ernest W. Brown
  • Trowbridge’s classical work on meteor trains
  • Charles P. Olivier
  • An interim report on an international research project: the wandering of the North Pole
  • H. Kimura
  • Abstract: lunar radiation and temperatures
  • The 200-inch reflector on Mount Palomar
  • Edison Pettit and Seth B. Nicholson
  • The Discovery of Pluto
  • Clyde W. Tombaugh
  • The Tunguska meteorite
  • L. A. Kulik
  • Meteors in the measurement of the upper atmosphere
  • Fred L. Whipple
  • The solar parallax: a coordinated international measure of a fundamental constant
  • Harold Spencer-Jones
  • Planetary motions and the electronic calculator
  • George Ellery Hale
  • G. M. Clemence, Dirk Brouwer, and W. J. Eckert
  • The positions and motions of the stars
  • Discovery of the two star streams
  • J. C. Kapteyn
  • Historical notes on astro-photography of precision
  • Frank Schlesinger
  • On the rotation of the stars
  • G. Shajn and O. Struve
  • A great catalogue of stellar positions and proper motions
  • Ralph E. Wilson
  • A new type of mirror system
  • Expanding stellar associations
  • V. A. Ambartsumian
  • The galaxies as anchors for stellar proper motions
  • William Hammond Wright
  • The spectra of stars and nebulai
  • Pioneering in the classification of stellar spectra
  • Annie J. Cannon
  • Spectral peculiarities related to stellar luminosity
  • Walter S. Adams and Arnold Kohlschütter
  • Spectroscopic parallaxes
  • Bernhardt Schmidt
  • Walter S. Adams
  • Solution of the mystery of the nebulium
  • Ira S. Bowen
  • The two-dimensional classification of stellar spectra
  • William W. Morgan, Philip C. Keenan, and Edith Kellman
  • White dwarfs and degeneracy
  • W. J. Luyten
  • Iron in the stars
  • Paul W. Merrill
  • Variable stars
  • Invention of the coronagraph
  • Discovery of the period-magnitude relation
  • Henrietta S. Leavitt
  • The pulsation hypothesis
  • Harlow Shapely
  • Radial velocities of cepheid variable stars
  • Alfred H. Joy
  • Sic-color light curves of Delta Cephei and Polaris
  • Joel Stebbins
  • Some unsolved problems in the theory of eclipsing binaries
  • Zdenek Kopal
  • Berhard Lyot
  • Stellar structure
  • The diameter of Betelguex
  • Albert A. Michelson and Francis G. Pease
  • The interior of a star
  • Arthur Stanley Eddington
  • The empirical mass-luminosity relation
  • Gerald P. Kuiper
  • Stellar energy and Bethe’s carbon cycle
  • Henry Norris Russell
  • Turbulence: introduction to a physical theory of astronomical interest
  • A stratospheric solar observatory
  • S. Chandrasekhar
  • Spectrum-luminosity relationships
  • Giants and dwarfs
  • Ejnar Hertzsprung
  • The spectrum-luminosity diagram
  • Henry Norris Russell
  • Spectral types in open clusters
  • Robert J. Trumpler
  • Types of star population
  • Walter Baade
Control code
ocm00344684
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xv, 423 pages
Lccn
60013294
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, diagrams, tables
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 8727
  • (OCoLC)00344684
Label
Source book in astronomy, 1900-1950, Harlow Shapley, editor
Publication
Note
"Identification and sources": p. [411]-417
Bibliography note
"Identification and sources": pages 411-417
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Meghnad Saha
  • Interstellar phenomena
  • The discovery of interstellar calcium
  • J. F. Hartmann
  • Wolf’s method of measuring dark nebulae
  • Bart J. Bok
  • Prediction of 21-centimeter interstellar radio signals
  • H. C. van de Hulst
  • The polarization of star light by interstellar particles
  • W. A. Hiltner and John S. Hall
  • Steller evolution
  • The beginning of radio astronomy
  • Concerning protostars
  • Bart J. Bok
  • The formation of stars
  • Lyman Spitzer, Jr.
  • Galaxies
  • From heliocentric to galactocentric
  • Harlow Shapely
  • Confirming Lindblad’s hypothesis of the rotation of the galaxy
  • Jan H. Oort
  • A relation between distance and radial velocity among extra-galactic nebulae
  • Grote Reber
  • Edwin Hubble
  • The velocity-distance relation among extra-galactic nebulae
  • Edwin Hubble and Milton L. Humason
  • The large apparent velocities of extra-galactic nebulae
  • Milton L. Humason
  • Relativity and cosmology
  • On the transformation of matter into energy
  • J. H. Jeans
  • The E = Mc2 equation
  • Albert Einstein
  • The Sun
  • Cosmogonical hypothesis
  • Henri Poincaré
  • Testing the theory of relativity
  • W. W. Campbell and R. Trumpler
  • The end of the world
  • A. S. Eddington
  • The beginning of the world
  • Georges Lemaître
  • From Newton to Einstein
  • Willem de Sitter
  • The magnetic field in sunspots
  • Remarks on the General Theory of Relativity
  • Albert Einstein
  • The primeval atom
  • Georges Lemaître
  • The perfect cosmological principle
  • H. Bondi and T. Gold
  • Surveys of astrophysical progress
  • Introduction to theoretical astrophysics
  • Svein Rosseland
  • The chemistry of the cosmos
  • George Ellery Hale
  • Rupert Wildt
  • Fifty years of progress in astrophysics
  • Otto Struve
  • A classification of solar prominences
  • Edison Pettit
  • The mystery of coronium solved
  • Bengt Edlen
  • Instrumentation
  • Solar spicules
  • Walter Orr Roberts
  • The planetary system
  • Theory of the Moon
  • Ernest W. Brown
  • Trowbridge’s classical work on meteor trains
  • Charles P. Olivier
  • An interim report on an international research project: the wandering of the North Pole
  • H. Kimura
  • Abstract: lunar radiation and temperatures
  • The 200-inch reflector on Mount Palomar
  • Edison Pettit and Seth B. Nicholson
  • The Discovery of Pluto
  • Clyde W. Tombaugh
  • The Tunguska meteorite
  • L. A. Kulik
  • Meteors in the measurement of the upper atmosphere
  • Fred L. Whipple
  • The solar parallax: a coordinated international measure of a fundamental constant
  • Harold Spencer-Jones
  • Planetary motions and the electronic calculator
  • George Ellery Hale
  • G. M. Clemence, Dirk Brouwer, and W. J. Eckert
  • The positions and motions of the stars
  • Discovery of the two star streams
  • J. C. Kapteyn
  • Historical notes on astro-photography of precision
  • Frank Schlesinger
  • On the rotation of the stars
  • G. Shajn and O. Struve
  • A great catalogue of stellar positions and proper motions
  • Ralph E. Wilson
  • A new type of mirror system
  • Expanding stellar associations
  • V. A. Ambartsumian
  • The galaxies as anchors for stellar proper motions
  • William Hammond Wright
  • The spectra of stars and nebulai
  • Pioneering in the classification of stellar spectra
  • Annie J. Cannon
  • Spectral peculiarities related to stellar luminosity
  • Walter S. Adams and Arnold Kohlschütter
  • Spectroscopic parallaxes
  • Bernhardt Schmidt
  • Walter S. Adams
  • Solution of the mystery of the nebulium
  • Ira S. Bowen
  • The two-dimensional classification of stellar spectra
  • William W. Morgan, Philip C. Keenan, and Edith Kellman
  • White dwarfs and degeneracy
  • W. J. Luyten
  • Iron in the stars
  • Paul W. Merrill
  • Variable stars
  • Invention of the coronagraph
  • Discovery of the period-magnitude relation
  • Henrietta S. Leavitt
  • The pulsation hypothesis
  • Harlow Shapely
  • Radial velocities of cepheid variable stars
  • Alfred H. Joy
  • Sic-color light curves of Delta Cephei and Polaris
  • Joel Stebbins
  • Some unsolved problems in the theory of eclipsing binaries
  • Zdenek Kopal
  • Berhard Lyot
  • Stellar structure
  • The diameter of Betelguex
  • Albert A. Michelson and Francis G. Pease
  • The interior of a star
  • Arthur Stanley Eddington
  • The empirical mass-luminosity relation
  • Gerald P. Kuiper
  • Stellar energy and Bethe’s carbon cycle
  • Henry Norris Russell
  • Turbulence: introduction to a physical theory of astronomical interest
  • A stratospheric solar observatory
  • S. Chandrasekhar
  • Spectrum-luminosity relationships
  • Giants and dwarfs
  • Ejnar Hertzsprung
  • The spectrum-luminosity diagram
  • Henry Norris Russell
  • Spectral types in open clusters
  • Robert J. Trumpler
  • Types of star population
  • Walter Baade
Control code
ocm00344684
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xv, 423 pages
Lccn
60013294
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, diagrams, tables
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 8727
  • (OCoLC)00344684

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