Henry Norris Russell : Dean of American Astronomers

Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2000. First edition. Hardcover in full cloth. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of dj and boards. 499 p. w/ illus, glossary, bibliography, index, and extensive endnotes. Joint creator of the Hertzsprunger-Russell diagram that defined the field for stellar astrophysics, he also worked hard to turn American astronomy from observation-centered to theory-driven pursuits based on physics. Very good / very good. Item #17143

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