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Yerkes Observatory, 1892-1950: The Birth, Near Death, and Resurrection of a Scientific Research Institution

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Drawing on his experience as historian of astronomy, practicing astrophysicist, and director of Lick Observatory, Donald Osterbrock uncovers a chapter in the history of astronomy by providing the story of the Yerkes Observatory. “An excellent description of the ups and downs of a major observatory.”Jack Meadows, Nature “Historians are much indebted to Osterbrock for this new contribution to the fascinating story of twentieth-century American astronomy.”Adriaan Blaauw, Journal for the History of Astronomy “An important reference about one of the key American observatories of this century.”Woodruff T. Sullivan III, Physics Today

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Drawing on his experience as historian of astronomy, practicing astrophysicist, and director of Lick Observatory, Donald Osterbrock uncovers a chapter in the history of astronomy by providing the story of the Yerkes Observatory. “An excellent description of the ups and downs of a major observatory.”Jack Meadows, Nature “Historians are much indebted to Osterbrock for this new contribution to the fascinating story of twentieth-century American astronomy.”Adriaan Blaauw, Journal for the History of Astronomy “An important reference about one of the key American observatories of this century.”Woodruff T. Sullivan III, Physics Today

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