Le Verrier—Magnificent and Detestable Astronomer

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ISBN: 978-1-4614-5564-6 (Print) 978-1-4614-5565-3 (Online)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvi

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    Chapter

    Pages 1-19

    The Years of His Youth (1811–1845)

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    Chapter

    Pages 21-53

    The Discovery of Neptune (1845–1846)

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    Pages 55-75

    Waiting in the Wings (1847–1853)

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    Chapter

    Pages 77-125

    The Observatory: At Last!

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    Chapter

    Pages 127-172

    The Dictator (1854–1870)

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    Chapter

    Pages 173-207

    The Fall (1870–1872)

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    Chapter

    Pages 209-246

    The Second Reign (1873–1877)

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    Chapter

    Pages 247-266

    Telegraphic Longitudes

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    Chapter

    Pages 267-302

    Le Verrier and Meteorology

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    Pages 303-319

    The Legacy of Le Verrier

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    Chapter

    Pages E1-E1

    Erratum

  13. Back Matter

    Pages 321-337