Astronomical museums

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Cleomedes' Lectures on Astronomy: A Translation of  The Heavens

Cleomedes' Lectures on Astronomy

A Translation of The Heavens

At some time around 200 A.D., the Stoic philosopher and teacher Cleomedes delivered a set of...

Time in Antiquity
US$44.95

Time in Antiquity explores the different perceptions of time from Classical antiquity, principally...

Next Time You See a Sunset

"Next time you see a sunset, stop and sit down for a while." This book’s tempting...

Time
US$70.99

Eight essays discussing the nature of time, ideal for the general reader.

Faster
US$8.99

From the bestselling, National Book Award-nominated auhtor of Genius and Chaos, a bracing new work...

Shaping the Day: A History of Timekeeping in England and Wales 1300-1800

Shaping the Day

A History of Timekeeping in England and Wales 1300-1800

OUP Oxford (2009)
US$47.99

Overturning many common perceptions of the past - for example, that clock time and the industrial...

Secret Science: Spanish Cosmography and the New World

Secret Science

Spanish Cosmography and the New World

US$30.00

The discovery of the New World raised many questions for early modern scientists: What did these...

Solving Algebraic Computational Problems in Geodesy and Geoinformatics: The Answer to Modern Challenges
US$149.00

While preparing and teaching ‘Introduction to Geodesy I and II’ to - dergraduate students at...

Full Meridian of Glory: Perilous Adventures in the Competition to Measure the Earth

Full Meridian of Glory

Perilous Adventures in the Competition to Measure the Earth

US$29.99

The Paris Observatory was founded, in part, to determine and measure the Paris Meridian. In the 17...

Atlas of Astronomical Discoveries
US$49.99

This book tells the story of 400 years of telescopic astronomy and details the 100 most important...