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The Science - History of the Universe Vol. 1: Astronomy

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Multi-volume work on science edited by Francis Rolt-Wheeler. The first volume is on Astronomy written by Waldemar Kaempffert. This book briefly discusses the evolution of astronomical beliefs and the development of instruments and progress of methods in the science. It explains, further, the different astronomical laws, theories, phenomena and objects, as well as the history of these discoveries. (summary by Sienna) (11 hr 28 min)

Chapters

Introduction

15:45

Read by Larry Wilson

Ch 1 - The Evolution of Astronomical Ideas

24:08

Read by Availle

Ch 2, Part 1 - The Evolution of Observational Methods

19:48

Read by Availle

Ch 2, Part 2 - The Evolution of Observational Methods

17:52

Read by Availle

Ch 3 - The Rise of Astrophysics

24:12

Read by Availle

Ch 4 - Celestial Photography

20:53

Read by MaryAnn

Ch 5 - The Law of Gravitation

16:11

Read by MaryAnn

Ch 6 - Planetary Distances

19:26

Read by Edward W. LaBonte

Ch 7 - Planetary Motions

10:19

Read by Fred Abboud

Ch 8, Part 1 - The Solar System

17:37

Read by Edward W. LaBonte

Ch 8, Part 2 - The Solar System

15:38

Read by PNWDAN509

Ch 9, Part 1 - The Sun

16:11

Read by KHand

Ch 9, Part 2 - The Sun

16:03

Read by KHand

Ch 10, Part 1 - Solar Energy

18:20

Read by Edward W. LaBonte

Ch 10, Part 2 - Solar Energy

18:44

Read by KHand

Ch 11 - Mercury

21:30

Read by Larry Wilson

Ch 12, Part 1 - Venus

14:06

Read by Larry Wilson

Ch 12, Part 2 - Venus

15:24

Read by Larry Wilson

Ch 13, Part 1 - The Earth

19:51

Read by Pamela Nagami

Ch 13, Part 2 - The Earth

18:17

Read by Pamela Nagami

Ch 14, Part 1 - The Moon

20:24

Read by Fred Abboud

Ch 14, Part 2 - The Moon

20:13

Read by Fred Abboud

Ch 15, Part 1 - Mars

11:25

Read by Gregor

Ch 15, Part 2 - Mars

20:24

Read by Pamela Nagami

Ch 16 - Jupiter

17:58

Read by Gregor

Ch 17 -Saturn

14:14

Read by chelstex

Ch 18 - Uranus and Neptune

11:59

Read by chelstex

Ch 19 - The Planetoids

21:56

Read by Andrea Kotzer

Ch 20, Part 1 - Comets, Meteors and Meteorites

16:29

Read by KHand

Ch 20, Part 2 - Comets, Meteors and Meteorites

16:48

Read by KHand

Ch 20, Part 3 - Comets, Meteors and Meteorites

16:36

Read by KHand

Ch 21, Part 1 - The Constellations

13:52

Read by Zames Curran

Ch 21, Part 2 - The Constellations

13:26

Read by Zames Curran

Ch 22 - The Motions of the Stars

18:46

Read by MaryAnn

Ch 23, Part 1 - Variable and Binary Stars

14:43

Read by MaryAnn

Ch 23, Part 2 - Variable and Binary Stars

11:10

Read by MaryAnn

Ch 24, Part 1 - Nebulae and Star Clusters

15:27

Read by MaryAnn

Ch 24, Part 2 - Nebulae and Star Clusters

15:33

Read by MaryAnn

Ch 25, Part 1 - Cosmogony and Stellar Evolution

18:37

Read by Availle

Ch 25, Part 2 - Cosmogony and Stellar Evolution

18:43

Read by Availle

Bewertungen

(3,5 Sterne)

Very well done. Even though this book was first published a century ago, the information contained herein is, for the most part, still pertinent today.

(5 Sterne)

Very nice book and audio recordings