Published March 2001
by Heinemann .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||48|
EDWIN HUBBLE: Mariner of the Nebulae User Review - Kirkus This biography of the astronomer for whom the space telescope is named offers a fascinating view of how the scientific elite lived in the. Edwin Hubble: Mariner of the Nebulae is both the biography of an extraordinary human being and the story of the greatest quest in the history of astronomy since the Copernican revolution. The book is a revealing portrait of scientific genius, an incisive engaging history of ideas, and a shimmering evocation of what we see when gazing at the stars. For his most recent book, Terence Dickinson selected a breathtaking portfolio of Hubble pictures from a library of more than , images. Thanks to Dickinson's familiarity with Hubble's history and discoveries and his access to top Hubble scientists for insight and accuracy, the text includes facts and tidbits not found in any other : Firefly Books, Limited. This book is a piece of astronomy history, written in by Edwin Hubble, probably the most famous observational astronomer of his time, writing about his work (and the work of others) on extragalactic nebulae, i.e. galaxies/5(8).
This book is a fantastic, popular-science history of a pivotal era in astronomy: the moment in time when we went from a belief that the Milky Way was the Universe entire, to the knowledge that the Milky Way is but one galaxy in a Universe comprising billions of others/5(77). Born in Marshfield, Missouri on Novem , to father John Powell Hubble and mother Virginia Lee (James) Hubble, Edwin Hubble began reading science-fiction novels at a young age. One of his Born: Hubble published little original research after —the year he published his important book The Realm of the Nebulae, which explained his approaches to extragalactic astronomy and his view of the subject’s history. EDWIN POWELL HUBBLE NovemSeptem BY N. U. MAYALL EDWIN HUBBLE,by his inspired use of the largest telescope of his time, the inch reflector of the Mount Wilson Observatory, revolutionized our knowledge .
EDWIN HUBBLE: Mariner of the Nebulae User Review - Kirkus. This biography of the astronomer for whom the space telescope is named offers a fascinating view of how the scientific elite lived in . Edwin Hubble and the Theory of the Expanding Universe (Unlocking the Secrets of Science). Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Edwin Hubble books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. Beginnings. Edwin Powell Hubble was born on Novem in the township of Marshfield, Missouri, USA. His mother was Virginia Lee James. His father was John Powell Hubble, who had a law degree and was an insurance salesman.