The Neptune File: Planet Detectives and the Discovery of Worlds Unseen (New edition)

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The "Neptune File" tells the story of the gifted mathematician John Couch Adams and the discovery of the planet Neptune in 1846. Combining scientific triumph with international controversy, this is an intriguing tale of the search for an unseen planet, and the uproar it caused. More than just an intriguing historical yarn, Adam's work signified the beginning of a new era of planet hunting by providing astronomers with a powerful tool with which to search for new worlds. It marked the genesis of the idea that astronomers ...

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The Neptune File: Planet Detectives and the Discovery of Worlds Unseen
2001, Penguin Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780140294644

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The Neptune File: Planet Detectives and the Discovery of Worlds Unseen
2000, Allen Lane, London

ISBN-13: 9780713994728

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