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User Review  - Katya0133 - LibraryThing

Who knew a history of astronomy could be so funny? Rocky Kolb's book is both hilarious and informative. The descriptive history is suitable for the math-phobic, while appendices cater to those who want more mathematical detail. Read full review

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User Review  - nbmars - LibraryThing

In the first section of Blind Watchers of the Sky, Edward W. "Rocky" Kolb retells the familiar story of the development of the heliocentric theory of the solar system from Tycho Brahe's discovery of a ... Read full review

Blind watchers of the sky: the people and ideas that shaped our view of the universe

User Review  - Not Available - Book Verdict

Writing with lively enthusiasm and frequent leavenings of humor, theoretical astrophysicist Kolb presents a popular history of astronomy and scientific cosmology from Tycho Brahe to the second half of ... Read full review

Review: Blind Watchers of the Sky: The People and Ideas That Shaped Our View of the Universe

User Review  - Henrydyall - Goodreads

Fine book. No great science background required, but if you have one, you are not talked down to. Read full review

Review: Blind Watchers of the Sky: The People and Ideas That Shaped Our View of the Universe

User Review  - Christina Holloway - Goodreads

Loved the book -- loved the class. Read full review

Review: Blind Watchers of the Sky: The People and Ideas That Shaped Our View of the Universe

User Review  - Scott Enerson - Goodreads

Fun to read with an aspect of the Watchers that was a bit unexpected (gamblers, con men and the like! Heaven forfend!) Read full review

Review: Blind Watchers of the Sky: The People and Ideas That Shaped Our View of the Universe

User Review  - Stanton Andersen - Goodreads

Great book to begin cosmology Read full review


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