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The Resource Miss Leavitt's stars : the untold story of the woman who discovered how to measure the universe, George Johnson

Miss Leavitt's stars : the untold story of the woman who discovered how to measure the universe, George Johnson

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Miss Leavitt's stars : the untold story of the woman who discovered how to measure the universe
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Miss Leavitt's stars
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the untold story of the woman who discovered how to measure the universe
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George Johnson
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Miss Leavitt's stars
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Summary
Recounts the story of Radcliffe-educated Henrietta Swan Leavitt, who in the face of ill health and progressing hearing loss discovered a new law that enabled astronomers to use variable stars in order to measure the universe
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Genre
Biography type
contains biographical information
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202051
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
522/.09/04
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QB807
LC item number
.J64 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Great discoveries
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adult
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the untold story of the woman who discovered how to measure the universe
Miss Leavitt's stars : the untold story of the woman who discovered how to measure the universe, George Johnson
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Miss Leavitt's stars : the untold story of the woman who discovered how to measure the universe, George Johnson
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"Atlas books."
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 149-150) and index
Contents
Prologue : the village in the canyon -- Black stars, white nights -- Hunting for variables -- Henrietta's law -- Triangles -- Shapley's ants -- The late, great Milky Way -- In the realm of the nebulae -- The mysterious K -- The cosmic stampede -- Ghost stories -- Epilogue : fire on the mountain
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ocm57557429
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Dimensions
21 cm.
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Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiv, 162 p.
Isbn
9780393051285
Lccn
2005002823
Other physical details
ill.

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