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Introduction to Asteroids: The Next Frontier
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Behavioral sciences and cancer. A review.
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Bode’s Asteroid Book
Regnér’s Attacks on Olbers’ Hypothesis
Just 1 year after Olbers disseminated his hypothesis to the scientific community, it came under the scrutiny of Lars Regner (1746–1810), Professor of Astronomy at Uppsala University in Sweden. As noExpand
The Olbers Letters
This chapter and the following two chapters present a corpus of correspondence in the Republic of Letters about Pallas over a span of four decades from 1803 to 1843. The unique value of such aExpand
Juno: A Driving Force for Change
In 1801 Gauss developed the method of least squares to deal with the orbital solution of Ceres. Three years later he was inspired by yet another asteroid orbital problem to develop a second importantExpand
The Discovery of Vesta
In the words of the German astronomer Gustav Adolph Jahn (1804–1857; 1844), “1807 is one of the most famous years in the history of astronomy. – In the course of this year, Wilhelm Olbers became oneExpand
THE ATTRIBUTION OF CLASSICAL DEITIES IN THE ICONOGRAPHY OF GIUSEPPE PIAZZI
Giuseppe Piazzi's fame as an astronomer rests on two different but related accomplishments-the discovery of the asteroid Ceres and his star catalogue. The classical deities depicted in paintings andExpand
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