Journals Higher Education



30 May 2013

336 Pages | 169 B/W illustrations, 12 colour illustrations

ISBN: 9780748678891

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Reflections on the Astronomy of Glasgow

A story of some 500 years

David Clarke

Published by Edinburgh University Press

This engrossing and entertaining scientific history includes the story of Glasgow's 'Big Bang' of 1863, the controversy over 'Astronomer Royal for Scotland' and a historical survey of the eight observatories that once populated Glasgow.