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Sky In A Bottle

Peter Pesic
 
ISBN:   0262662000   List Price:    INR 915.56
ISBN-13:   9780262662000       (USD 12.95)
Publisher:   The MIT Press   Pages:    256
Binding:   Paperback   Weight:    0.6 Pounds
Dimension:   8.0 x 5.3 x 0.8 Inches   Language:    English
Pub. Year:   2007      
Category:   Science / History
 
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Children ask, Why is the sky blue? but the question also puzzled Plato, Leonardo, and even Newton, who unlocked so many other secrets. The search for an answer continued for centuries; in 1862 Sir John Herschel listed the color and polarization of sky light as the two great standing enigmas of meteorology. In Sky in a Bottle, Peter Pesic takes us on a quest to the heart of this mystery, tracing the various attempts of science, history, and art to solve it. He begins with the scholars more >>


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