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100 1  Whiting, Alan B. 
245 10 Hindsight and popular astronomy /|cAlan B. Whiting. 
264  1 New Jersey :|bWorld Scientific,|c[2011] 
264  4 |c©2011 
300    1 online resource (xiii, 273 pages) :|billustrations 
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504    Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-262) and 
       index. 
505 0  Preface; Contents; 1. One Question and Two Ironies; 2. 
       Positions, Orbits and Calculations; 3. Sir John Herschel, 
       Treatise on Astronomy, 1833; 4. Sir George Biddell Airy, 
       Popular Astronomy, 1848; 5. Heat, Light and Three Bodies; 
       6. Sir John Herschel, Outlines of Astronomy, Tenth Edition,
       1869; 7. Simon Newcomb, Popular Astronomy, 1878; 8. Sir 
       Robert S. Ball, In the High Heavens, 1893; 9. Simon 
       Newcomb, Astronomy for Everybody, 1902; 10. Things Get 
       Strange: Quanta and Relativity; 11. Sir James Jeans, The 
       Universe Around Us, First Edition, 1929. 
520    There are many books that endeavor to bridge the gap 
       between scientists and laymen, yet too many overemphasize 
       the presentation of scientific findings as hard facts and 
       end up alienating readers from the critical thinking 
       processes involved in science. Whiting attempts to break 
       away from the norm in this revolutionary review of popular
       astronomy books written from 1833 to 1944. He examines 
       these important works by acknowledged authorities in the 
       field to see how they have stood the test of time. Where 
       the luminaries have failed, he looks for clues that the 
       layman reader could have used to rais. 
588 0  Print version record. 
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650  0 Communication in astronomy|0http://id.loc.gov/authorities/
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650  0 Communication in astronomy|0http://id.loc.gov/authorities/
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