Table of contents for Astronomy through the ages : the story of the human attempt to understand the universe / Robert Wilson.

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List of Illustrations
Pt. IThe Early Developments in Astronomy
1The Beginning3
2Ancient Astronomy7
3The Greeks23
4The Interlude41
5The Renaissance51
Pt. IIThe Era of the Telescope
6The Classical Post-Newtonian Period93
7The New Natural Philosophy121
8Astronomy in the Early Twentieth Century157
Pt. IIIModern Astronomy
9The New Astronomies173
10Probing the Solar System183
11The Stars - their Birth, Life and Death205
12The Great Post-war Astronomical Discoveries229
13The Nature, Origin and Evolution of the Universe257

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Astronomy History