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Astronomy and Culture

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While astronomy is a burgeoning science, with tremendous increases in knowledge every year, it also has a tremendous past, one that has altered humanity's understanding of our place in the universe. The impact of astronomy on culture - whether through myths and stories, or through challenges to the intellectual status quo - is incalculable. This volume in the <b>Greenwood Guides to the Universe</b> series examines how human cultures, in all regions and time periods, have tried to make sense of the wonders of the universe. <i>Astronomy and Culture</i> shows students how people throughout time have struggled with the complexities apparent in the night sky, complexities that modern science has only just begun to understand.


Titel: Astronomy and Culture
Autoren/Herausgeber: Edith W. Hetherington, Norriss S. Hetherington
Aus der Reihe: Greenwood Guides to the Universe

ISBN/EAN: 9780313345371

Seitenzahl: 231
Produktform: E-Book
Sprache: Englisch - Newsletter
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