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Astronomically Speaking

A Dictionary of Quotations on Astronomy and Physics, 1st Edition

Edited by C.C. Gaither, Alma E Cavazos-Gaither

CRC Press

545 pages

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To understand the history, accomplishments, failures, and meanings of astronomy requires a knowledge of what has been said about astronomy by philosophers, novelists, playwrights, poets, scientists, and laymen. With this in mind, Astronomically Speaking: A Dictionary of Quotations on Astronomy and Physics serves as a guide to what has been said abo

Table of Contents

PREFACE. ACCURACY. AGE. ANALOGY. ARBITRARY. ASTEROID. ASTROLOGY. ASTRONAUTS. ASTRONOMER. ASTRONOMICAL. ASTRONOMICAL SONGS. ASTRONOMY. ASTRONOMY MNEMONICS. ATOM. ATOMIC POWER. ATOMISM. AURORA BOREALIS. AXIAL TILT. AXIOM. BEAUTY. BIG BANG. BLACK HOLE. BOOK. CELESTIAL MOTION. CHANCE. CHANGE. CHAOS. COMET. COMMUNICATION. COMPULSORY. CONCEPT. CONSTELLATION. COSMOCHEMISTRY. COSMOGONY. COSMOLOGY. COSMOS. CREATION. CURIOSITY. DARK MATTER. DATA. DEPLETION. DESIGN. DETERMINISM. DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS. DIMENSION. DISCOVERY. DISTANCE. DOGMA. DUST. ECLIPSE. ELECTRON. ELLIPSE. ENERGY. EQUATION. ERROR. ETERNITY. EVENT. EXPERIMENT. EXTERRESTRIAL LIFE. FACT. FAITH. FORCE. FORMULA. FUSION. FUTURE. GALAXY. GEOMETRY. GOD. GRAIN. GRAVITATIONAL LENS. GRAVITY. HEAVENS. HYPOTHESIS. IDEA. IGNORANCE. IMAGINATION. IMPOSSIBLE. INFINITE. INSTRUMENT. INTERACTION. KNOWLEDGE. LAWS. LEARN. LIFE. LIGHT. LOGIC. MAGNETIC. MAN. MATTER. MEASUREMENT. MECHANICS. MERE. METAPHOR. METEOR. MILKY WAY. MIND. MODEL. MOLECULE. MOMENTUM. MOON. MOON LANDING. MOTION. MUON. NATURE. NEUTRINO. NIGHT. NOTATION. NOVAE. OBSERVATION. OBSERVTORY. OBSERVER. OBJECTIVE. ORDER. OTHER WORLDS. PARADOX. PARTICLE. PAST. PATTERNS. PHENOMENON. PHILOSOPHY. PHOTONS. PHYSICIST. PHYSICS. PION. PLANET. POSITRON. PROBLEM. PROGRESS. PROOF. QUANTUM. QUASAR. QUESTION. RADIO ASTRONOMY. REALITY. REASON. RED SHIFT. RELATIVITY. RESEARCH. SCATTERING. SCIENCE. SCIENTIFIC. SCIENTIST. SENSES. SHADOW. SIMPLICITY. SKY. SOLAR SYSTEM. SPACE. SPACETIME. SPACE TRAVEL. SPECTRA. SPIN. SPIRAL ARMS. STAR. STUDY. STUPIDITY. SUN. SUNSPOT. SUPERNOVA. SYMMETRY. TEACH. TELESCOPE. THEORY. THERMODYNAMICS. TIME. TIME TRAVEL. TRUTH. UFO. UNCERTAINTY. UNDERSTAND. UNIFICATION. UNIVERSE. UNKNOWN. VACUUM. VERNAL EQUINOX. VERNIER. WAVE. WISDOM. WORK. WORLD. WRITING. BIBLIOGRAPHY. INDICES.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MAT000000
MATHEMATICS / General
SCI005000
SCIENCE / Astrophysics & Space Science
SCI055000
SCIENCE / Physics