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The Resource Astronomically speaking : a dictionary of quotations on astronomy and physics, selected and arranged by Carl C. Gaither and Alma E. Cavazos-Gaither ; illustrated by Andrew Slocombe

Astronomically speaking : a dictionary of quotations on astronomy and physics, selected and arranged by Carl C. Gaither and Alma E. Cavazos-Gaither ; illustrated by Andrew Slocombe

Label
Astronomically speaking : a dictionary of quotations on astronomy and physics
Title
Astronomically speaking
Title remainder
a dictionary of quotations on astronomy and physics
Statement of responsibility
selected and arranged by Carl C. Gaither and Alma E. Cavazos-Gaither ; illustrated by Andrew Slocombe
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Astronomically Speaking is the largest compilation of published quotations in astronomy and astrophysics available. It is designed to be entertaining and informative. The purpose of the book is to present quotations so that the reader can get a feel for the depth and breadth of astronomy, and the visions and styles of astronomers past and present." "The bibliography is useful for readers who want to search for more details about the quotations listed. The extensive author and subject indexes provide the perfect tool for locating quotations for practical use or pleasure. This book can be read for entertainment or used as a handy reference."--BOOK JACKET
Cataloging source
UkLiU
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1944-
  • 1955-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Gaither, Carl C.
  • Cavazos-Gaither, Alma E.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Astrophysics
  • Astronomy
  • Physical sciences
  • Quotations
  • Physics
Label
Astronomically speaking : a dictionary of quotations on astronomy and physics, selected and arranged by Carl C. Gaither and Alma E. Cavazos-Gaither ; illustrated by Andrew Slocombe
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xviii, 545 p.
Isbn
9780750308687
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
Astronomically speaking : a dictionary of quotations on astronomy and physics, selected and arranged by Carl C. Gaither and Alma E. Cavazos-Gaither ; illustrated by Andrew Slocombe
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xviii, 545 p.
Isbn
9780750308687
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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