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Great Astronomers

By: Sir Robert S. Ball
Published By: Double9 Books
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Sir Robert S. Ball's book 'Great Astronomers' is an interesting look at the lives and accomplishments of some of the most important people in the history of astronomy. From ancient times to the 19th century, the book talks about the lives of famous scientists like Ptolemy, Copernicus, Galileo, Newton, and Herschel. Ball's writing style is interesting and easy to understand, which makes it easy to understand difficult ideas about the universe. He talks about a lot of different things, from what the old Greeks found to Kepler's groundbreaking work and the laws of planetary motion to how Galileo invented the telescope and Herschel found Uranus. The book talks about not only what these great astronomers did in science, but also their personal lives, problems, and successes.

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Sir Robert S. Ball

Sir Robert S. Ball was an Irish mathematician and astronomer who lived from 1840 to 1913 and is best known for his book "Great Astronomers." He taught astronomy at Cambridge University, and from 1892 until his death, he was in charge of the Cambridge Observatory. Ball was also a good writer and teacher of science in addition to his academic work. He wrote many books and articles about astronomy and related themes, such as 'The Story of the Heavens' and 'In Starry Realms.' He was known for writing in a way that was interesting and easy to understand, even for people who didn't know much about science. Ball was a member of the Royal Society and won many awards and honors for his work in science and astronomy. He also did a lot to get people interested in science by giving talks and writing for popular science magazines.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 223 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9358710667
  • ISBN-13: 9789358710663
  • Item Weight: 267.6g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 12.5 mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Reading age : 10+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : History / General,Juvenile Nonfiction / Biography & Autobiography / Historical,Biography & Autobiography / Historical