Science - History of the Universe Vol. 1: Astronomy cover

Science - History of the Universe Vol. 1: Astronomy

Francis Rolt-Wheeler (1876-1960)

1. Introduction
2. Ch 1 - The Evolution of Astronomical Ideas
3. Ch 2, Part 1 - The Evolution of Observational Methods
4. Ch 2, Part 2 - The Evolution of Observational Methods
5. Ch 3 - The Rise of Astrophysics
6. Ch 4 - Celestial Photography
7. Ch 5 - The Law of Gravitation
8. Ch 6 - Planetary Distances
9. Ch 7 - Planetary Motions
10. Ch 8, Part 1 - The Solar System
11. Ch 8, Part 2 - The Solar System
12. Ch 9, Part 1 - The Sun
13. Ch 9, Part 2 - The Sun
14. Ch 10, Part 1 - Solar Energy
15. Ch 10, Part 2 - Solar Energy
16. Ch 11 - Mercury
17. Ch 12, Part 1 - Venus
18. Ch 12, Part 2 - Venus
19. Ch 13, Part 1 - The Earth
20. Ch 13, Part 2 - The Earth
21. Ch 14, Part 1 - The Moon
22. Ch 14, Part 2 - The Moon
23. Ch 15, Part 1 - Mars
24. Ch 15, Part 2 - Mars
25. Ch 16 - Jupiter
26. Ch 17 -Saturn
27. Ch 18 - Uranus and Neptune
28. Ch 19 - The Planetoids
29. Ch 20, Part 1 - Comets, Meteors and Meteorites
30. Ch 20, Part 2 - Comets, Meteors and Meteorites
31. Ch 20, Part 3 - Comets, Meteors and Meteorites
32. Ch 21, Part 1 - The Constellations
33. Ch 21, Part 2 - The Constellations
34. Ch 22 - The Motions of the Stars
35. Ch 23, Part 1 - Variable and Binary Stars
36. Ch 23, Part 2 - Variable and Binary Stars
37. Ch 24, Part 1 - Nebulae and Star Clusters
38. Ch 24, Part 2 - Nebulae and Star Clusters
39. Ch 25, Part 1 - Cosmogony and Stellar Evolution
40. Ch 25, Part 2 - Cosmogony and Stellar Evolution

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Multi-volume work on science edited by Francis Rolt-Wheeler. The first volume is on Astronomy written by Waldemar Kaempffert. This book briefly discusses the evolution of astronomical beliefs and the development of instruments and progress of methods in the science. It explains, further, the different astronomical laws, theories, phenomena and objects, as well as the history of these discoveries.