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the heavens Classics of Astronomy from
 

Summary: the heavens
revealed
Classics of Astronomy from
Ptolemy to Copernicus to Einstein
from the Collection of
Professor Jay M.Pasachoff
CHAPIN LIBRARY WILLIAMS COLLEGE
MAY-SEPTEMBER 2003
Jay M.Pasachoff has taught astronomy and astrophysics at
Williams College since 1972. His special research interests are
the study of the sun at total solar eclipses, cosmic deuterium
and its relation to cosmology, and the atmosphere of Pluto,
as well as the history and art of his discipline. He has written
many books and articles, including A Field Guide to the Stars
and Planets for the Peterson Field Guide Series; Astronomy:
From the Earth to the Universe; Fire in the Sky: Comets and
Meteors, the Decisive Centuries in British Art and Science (with
Roberta J.M. Olson); and The Cosmos: Astronomy in the New
Millennium (with Alexei Filippenko). The star maps shown
in the hall display case were drawn by Wil Tirion for A Field

  

Source: Aalberts, Daniel P. - Department of Physics, Williams College

 

Collections: Physics