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Astronomy (3 Books)

Astronomy is category relating to a natural science that deals with the study of celestial objects (such as stars, planets, comets, nebulae, star clusters and galaxies) and phenomena that originate outside the atmosphere of Earth (such as cosmic background radiation). It is concerned with the evolution, physics, chemistry, meteorology, and motion of celestial objects, as well as the formation and development of the universe.

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Science History of the Universe

By: Francis Rolt-Wheeler

In the present volume there have been covered in a comprehensive and popular manner the various departments of Astronomy. Owing to its treatment in a definitely historical and descriptive manner, however, it may be possible to supplement the general review by a few brief statements of some of the results and problems that confront us in the actual work of the observational astronomy of to-day.

The astronomical beliefs of prehistoric man were doubt similar to those entertained by the Eskimo of the Arctic regions and the untutored tribes of Argentine' Republic, South Africa and Australia, tribes who, living only for the day, concern themselves but little with to- morrow and yesterday and care nothing about the universe...

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Einstein, Arthur Eddington dan Astronomy

By: Guru Gatot Soedarto

Buku ini meninjau kembali cara pembuktian teori relativitas umum sesuai yang diminta oleh pencetus teori, Albert Einstein, dan kemudian dilaksanakan pada tahun 1919 oleh Tim ilmuwan Inggris dipimpin oleh Arthur Stanley Eddington.

Usulan pembuktian teori relativitas umum yang disampaikan oleh Einstein, pencetus teori tersebut, merupakan usulan yang keliru bila ditinjau dari disiplin ilmu astronomi. Dan kekeliruan makin berkembang ketika usulan yang salah itu dilaksanakan oleh dua tim ilmuwan Inggris dengan memotret bintang pada saat terjadinya gerhana matahari pada tahun 1919.Sulit dipahami mengapa bisa terjadi hal yang demikian : mengabaikan argumen posisi geografis, ketinggian pengamat, ...

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Explosive Blasts from the Past

By: Alexander Popoff

Ancient Nuclear Warfare? The Tunguska Riddle: a new theory. The Mother and the Father of the BOMB!

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