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n MNASSA : Monthly Notes of the Astronomical Society of South Africa - The Mount Wilson Observatory (Centennial History of the Carnegie Institution of Washington, Vol 1), Allan Sandage : book review

Volume 65, Issue 3_4
  • ISSN : 0024-8266
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Extracted from text ... april 2006 47 book reviews The Mount Wilson Observatory (Centennial History of the Carnegie Institution of Washington, Vol 1) by Allan Sandage Cambridge University Press 2004 Hard Cover Pp xiii + 647 85 line diagrams 101 half-tones Weight: 1.16 kg ISBN 0 521 83078 8 Price: R900 Andrew Carnegie (1835-1919), the great steel magnate, had strong ideas about the responsibility of the wealthy to make use of their fortunes for the good of mankind, and in the foundation of the Carnegie Institution of Washington he put his beliefs into practice. George Ellery Hale (1868-1938) had the kind ..

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