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Parallax - a book by Hirshfeld, Alan W.


The Race to Measure the Cosmos

Parallax( )
Author: Hirshfeld, Alan W.
Series title:Dover Books on Astronomy Ser.
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Dover Publications, Incorporated
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $19.95
Book Description:

Lively, well-illustrated history of measuring the distance to the stars features fascinating historical characters, from ancient Greeks to 19th-century scientists. Will appeal to general readers and amateur and professional astronomers. 2002 edition.

Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Science / Astronomy
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9.25 Inches
Author Biography
Hirshfeld, Alan W. (Author)
Alan W. Hirshfeld is an astronomer at the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, earned his undergraduate degree in astrophysics from Princeton and his Ph. D. in astronomy from Yale. He lives in Newton, Massachusetts.

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