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The Resource The day the world discovered the sun : an extraordinary story of scientific adventure and the race to track the transit of Venus, Mark Anderson

The day the world discovered the sun : an extraordinary story of scientific adventure and the race to track the transit of Venus, Mark Anderson

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The day the world discovered the sun : an extraordinary story of scientific adventure and the race to track the transit of Venus
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The day the world discovered the sun
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an extraordinary story of scientific adventure and the race to track the transit of Venus
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Mark Anderson
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eng
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Title
The day the world discovered the sun
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Summary
Traces how a rare Venus eclipse helped eighteenth-century scientists to study important physical dimensions of the solar system, an effort that involved numerous life-threatening scientific expeditions
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10109683
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Dewey number
910
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
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adult
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an extraordinary story of 18th-century scientific adventure and the global race to track the transit of Venus
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an extraordinary story of 18th-century scientific adventure and the global race to track the transit of Venus
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Mark Anderson
The day the world discovered the sun : an extraordinary story of scientific adventure and the race to track the transit of Venus, Mark Anderson
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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ocn744287690
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Edition
1st Da Capo Press ed.
Extent
vii, 280 p., [4] p. of plates
Isbn
9780306820380
Other physical details
ill., map

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