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Call number:QB32.H27::2013 Show nearby items on shelf
Title:In search of the true universe: The tools, shaping, and cost of cosmological thought
Author(s): Martin Harwit
Size:393 p.
Contents:The 19th century's last five years -- Part I. The import of theoretical tools. An overview, Conclusions based on principles, Conclusions based on a premise, Conclusions based on calculations, Asking the right questions, accepting limited answers -- Part II. A national plan shaping the universe we perceive. A new order and the new universe it produced, Where did the chemical elements arise?, Landscapes, The evolution of astrophysical theory after 1960, Turmoils of leadership, Cascades and shocks that shape astrophysics, Astrophysical discourse and persuasion -- Part III. The cost of discerning the true universe. Organization and functioning of the astronomical community, Language and astrophysical stability, An economically viable astronomical program.
Keywords: Astronomy History 20th century. , Science and state History 20th century. , Astronomy Social aspects History 20th century.
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