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Mathematics and Astronomy from Ancient Greece to Newton Volume 3 Chapters 48-59

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ISBN-10: 1492810541

ISBN-13: 9781492810544

Edition: N/A

Authors: Charles Holmburg

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Book Discription:This is a three volume book on the history of astronomy and the development of mathematics to solve the problems of planetary motion as observed from the earth from the time of ancient Greece to Isaac Newton in the 17th century. It shows how the ancient Greek mathematicians used propositions from Euclid , Archimedes, Aristarchus, and Ptolemy to determine how an earth centered universe worked. Several chapters explain how Ptolemy developed a table of chords and arcs and invented trigonometry and spherical trigonometry.Then the book discusses the details of the Copernican system of a sun centered universe published in 1543, the data of Tycho Brahe, and how Kepler, using Tycho…    
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Book details

List price: $22.00
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication date: 9/24/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 644
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.46" tall
Weight: 2.992
Language: English