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The Resource Miss Leavitt's stars : the untold story of the woman who discovered how to measure the universe, George Johnson

Miss Leavitt's stars : the untold story of the woman who discovered how to measure the universe, George Johnson

Label
Miss Leavitt's stars : the untold story of the woman who discovered how to measure the universe
Title
Miss Leavitt's stars
Title remainder
the untold story of the woman who discovered how to measure the universe
Statement of responsibility
George Johnson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1952 January 20-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Johnson, George
Dewey number
522/.09/04
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QB807
LC item number
.J64 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Great discoveries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Astrometry
  • Leavitt, Henrietta Swan
  • Astronomers
  • Astronomical photometry
  • Astronomy
Target audience
adult
Label
Miss Leavitt's stars : the untold story of the woman who discovered how to measure the universe, George Johnson
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip057/2005002823.html
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Atlas books."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 133-150) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue : the village in the canyon -- Black stars, white nights -- Hunting for variables -- Henrietta's law -- Triangles -- Shapley's ants -- The late, great Milky Way -- In the realm of the nebulae -- The mysterious K -- The cosmic stampede -- Ghost stories -- Epilogue : fire on the mountain
Control code
ocm57557429
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiv, 162 pages
Isbn
9780393051285
Lccn
2005002823
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
522.092 K489 ; P ; XX-N ; C0705BT3(RT).
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o57557429
  • (Sirsi) o57557429
Label
Miss Leavitt's stars : the untold story of the woman who discovered how to measure the universe, George Johnson
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip057/2005002823.html
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Atlas books."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 133-150) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue : the village in the canyon -- Black stars, white nights -- Hunting for variables -- Henrietta's law -- Triangles -- Shapley's ants -- The late, great Milky Way -- In the realm of the nebulae -- The mysterious K -- The cosmic stampede -- Ghost stories -- Epilogue : fire on the mountain
Control code
ocm57557429
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiv, 162 pages
Isbn
9780393051285
Lccn
2005002823
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
522.092 K489 ; P ; XX-N ; C0705BT3(RT).
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o57557429
  • (Sirsi) o57557429

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