The Astronomy Revolution: 400 Years of Exploring the Cosmos By Donald G. York, Owen Gingerich, Shuang-Nan Zhang
T[ayl]or |& Fr[anc]is 2011 | 450 Pages | ISBN: 1439836000 | PDF | 15 MB
Some 400 years ~wards the first known patent application conducive to a telescope by Hans Lipperhey, The Astronomy Revolution: 400 Years of Exploring the Cosmos surveys the goods of this instrument and explores the questions that be in actual possession of arisen out of scientific research in astronomy and cosmology. Inspired by the international New Vision 400 talk held in Beijing in October 2008, this interdisciplinary dimensions brings together expanded and updated contributions from 26 esteemed talk speakers and invited others. Looking before questions of science to the role of virtuous responsibility in human civilizations, the part offers the unique vantage points of contributions from as well-as; not only-but also; not only-but; not alone-but Eastern and Western cultures.