Archives of the Universe
A Treasury of Astronomy's Historic Works of Discovery
ISBN10: 037542170X ISBN13: 9780375421709 Publisher: Pantheon Books Published: Nov 23 2004 Pages: 695 Weight: 2.25lbs. Height: 9.50" Width: 6.50" Depth: 1.50" Language: English
One hundred primary documents chronicle the history of astronomy, from early naked-eye celestial observation and cosmic mapping to the discovery of black holes, quasars, the Big Bang, and dark matter, in works by Copernicus, Galileo, Kepler, Newton, Halley, Hubble, Einstein, and other great scientists, all accompanied by authoritative commentary and explanations. 12,500 first printing.