Book 2008

Shrouds of the Night

Masks of the Milky Way and Our Awesome New View of Galaxies

ISBN: 978-0-387-78974-3 (Print) 978-0-387-78975-0 (Online)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xix

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    Chapter

    Pages 1-4

    The Grand Stage Before Us: “The Sidereal Messenger”

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    Chapter

    Pages 5-17

    Cosmic Masks: Shrouds of the Night

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    Chapter

    Pages 19-41

    Detectives in Chile

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    Chapter

    Pages 43-48

    Chemical Factories Smaller than a Snowflake

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    Chapter

    Pages 49-95

    From Seeds to Stars: The Art and Science of Classification

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    Chapter

    Pages 97-182

    The Dawning of the Photographic Era

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    Chapter

    Pages 183-213

    John Reynolds: Morphologist Extraordinaire

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    Chapter

    Pages 215-253

    The Dust Penetrated Universe: Hidden Symmetries

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    Chapter

    Pages 255-262

    The Grand Bow

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    Chapter

    Pages 263-274

    Penetrating the Mask of Time

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    Chapter

    Pages 275-334

    Eyes to the Future: Where Eagles Soar

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    Chapter

    Pages 335-345

    Planets Orbiting other Stars

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    Chapter

    Pages 347-360

    The Insignificance of Man?

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    Chapter

    Pages 361-375

    The Mind of God

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    Chapter

    Pages 377-399

    Scholium

  17. Back Matter

    Pages 401-441