Publisher: University of Chicago Press Journals (August 15, 2000)
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chosen by way of 50 impressive astronomers from the main sub-fields of the self-discipline, the articles assembled during this designated AAS Centennial assortment are observed by means of remark that gives the scientific-historical context necessary to comprehending each one article's unique effect. Many commentators have been contemporaries of the unique authors and supply first-person bills of papers released within the journals—and the earliest reactions they evoked. prepared in chronological order of ebook, those vintage papers comprise works via Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar, George E. Hale, Fred Hoyle, Edwin Hubble, A.A. Michelson, Henry Norris Russell, Arthur Achuster, Harlow Shapley, and others. jointly the articles and commentaries supply a historic window into twentieth-century astronomy and the way the implications have been accomplished.