Shoemaker by Levy by David H. Levy

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Published by Princeton University Press .

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Subjects:

  • Earth Sciences - Geology,
  • Scientists - General,
  • Biography,
  • Astronomy (General),
  • United States,
  • Science,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Astrophysics & Space Science,
  • Astronomy and Cosmology,
  • Biography: general,
  • Comets,
  • Earth Sciences,
  • History of Science and Medicine, Philosophy of Science,
  • Physics,
  • Science / Astronomy,
  • Astrogeology,
  • Shoemaker, Eugene Merle,,
  • Astronomy - General,
  • 1928-,
  • Astrogeologists

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7755879M
ISBN 100691002258
ISBN 109780691002255

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The book follows a more-or-less chronological course in relating Shoemaker's life, although it does follow concurrent threads in seperate chapters, so it may confuse less-attentive readers from time to time as Levy covers Shoemaker's gological work during a particular decade in one chapter, and in the next might jump back to the end of the Cited by: 5.

Shoemaker by Levy book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. It was a lucky twist of fate when in the earlys David Shoemaker by Levy book, a 4/5. David Levy's book has three main themes—biography, geology, and astronomy—neatly intertwined in a triple helix Thanks to one of the most remarkable events in the entire history of astronomy, the names Shoemaker and Levy are now inextricably linked.

Times Higher Education Supplement - Arthur C. Price: $ "David Levy's book has three main themes—biography, geology, and astronomy—neatly intertwined in a triple helix Thanks to one of the most remarkable events in the entire history of astronomy, the names Shoemaker and Levy are now inextricably linked."—Arthur C.

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(Eugene Merle), Shoemaker by Levy book, AstrogeologistsPages:   It was a lucky twist of fate when in the earlys David Levy, a writer and amateur astronomer, joined up with the famous scientist Eugene Shoemaker and his wife, Carolyn, to search for comets from an observation post on Palomar Mountain in Southern California.

Their collaboration would lead to the discovery of the most remarkable comet ever recorded, Shoemaker-Levy 9, with its. adshelp[at] The ADS is operated by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory under NASA Cooperative Agreement NNX16AC86ACited Shoemaker by Levy book 5.

Book review: Shoemaker by Levy - the Man who Made an Impact (Levy) Dymock, R.; Levy, D. Abstract. Not Available. Publication: Journal of the British Astronomical Association. Pub Date: April Bibcode: JBAAD full text sources.

ADS |. Comet Shoemaker–Levy 9 (formally designated D/ F2) was a comet that broke apart in July and collided with Jupiter in Julyproviding the first direct observation of an extraterrestrial collision of Solar System objects. This generated a large amount of coverage in the popular media, and the comet was closely observed by astronomers worldwide.

Eugene Shoemaker () is best known to the general public for his discovery, along with his wife, Carolyn, and author Levy, of comet Shoemaker-Levy 9, which slammed into the planet Jupiter in 1.

Looking for books by David H. Levy. See all books authored by David H. Levy, including Skywatching, and Advanced Skywatching: The Backyard Astronomer's Guide to Starhopping and Exploring the Universe (Nature Company Guides), and more on Impact Jupiter: The Crash of Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9.

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David Levy is a prominent astronomer and author, most famous for his co-discovery in of Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9, which collided with the planet Jupiter in Levy was born in Canada, but now lives in Arizona.

He has been involved with astronomy, as /5(15). Eugene Merle (Gene) Shoemaker (Ap – J ) was an American geologist and one of the founders of the field of planetary co-discovered Comet Shoemaker–Levy 9 with his wife Carolyn S.

Shoemaker and David H. comet hit Jupiter in July the impact was televised around the world. Shoemaker also studied terrestrial craters, such as Barringer Meteor. Explore books by David H. Levy with our selection at Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £   Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9, comet whose disrupted nucleus crashed into Jupiter over the period of July 16–22, The cataclysmic event, the first collision between two solar system bodies ever predicted and observed, was monitored from Earth-based telescopes worldwide, the.

The book starts and ends with the March discovery of Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9, the comet that would break up and in July send its huge fragments hurtling into Jupiter’s atmosphere.

In between these chapters, Gene’s character unfolds from birth to death—his education, early field work, his dreams and ambitions, his marriage, the struggle with Addison’s disease that nearly killed. Impact Jupiter: the crash of comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 by David H Levy David Levy's entertaining, well-researched book is aimed at the amateur enthusiast who likes to learn enjoyably.

Beginning with advice on binoculars and telescopes, and how to observe the night sky effectively, the author goes on to describe thoroughly the field of. More editions of Shoemaker by Levy: The Man Who Made an Impact: Shoemaker by Levy: The Man Who Made an Impact: ISBN ().

The encounter of comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 (S-L9) with Jupiter in July furnished the first modern scientific observations of a spectacular planetary collision. Astronomer Levy (The Quest for Comets). A science writer by trade, Levy was the author of several books on astronomy, including The Quest for Comets (), Skywatching (), Shoemaker by Levy (), and A Guide to Skywatching ().

He also contributed to the magazine Sky and Telescope. Levy, an amateur astronomer who has discovered 21 comets, including Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9, shares his story of the discovery of the comet and its collision with Jupiter on Ja significant and unprecedented event in astronomy.

Includes b&w photos and color illustrations. For general :   Author of Skywatching, Clyde Tombaugh, David Levy's guide to observing meteor showers, The quest for comets, The Sky, Shoemaker by Levy, Collins Skywatching, David Levy's Guide to Observing and Discovering Comets.

Skywatching by David H Levy (Book) 32 editions published between and in 3 languages and held by 1, WorldCat member libraries worldwide. Collect Rare and Out-of-Print Books. As one of the premier rare book sites on the Internet, Alibris has thousands of rare books, first editions, and signed books available.

Shoemaker by Levy: The Man Who Made an Impact. by David H Levy. Starting at $ Customer Reviews. Write a Review. David Levy is probably known to amateur astronomers more than space history collectors but David did write a biography of Gene Shoemaker.

That book is titled Shoemaker by Levy. I have not read the book yet but I will soon. David H. Levy is going to be the guest speaker at the ICStars Star Party in Warrensburg MO. David H. Levy (born ) is a Canadian astronomer and science writer most famous for his co-discovery in of Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9, which collided with the planet Jupiter in Comets by David Levy, Touchstone Books, $12, ISBN FANS sometimes become a little too enthusiastic-and I am going to accuse David Levy of just this.

Levy loves comets. He has. With Eugene and Carolyn Shoemaker at the Palomar Observatory in California, he discovered Shoemaker-Levy 9, the comet that collided with Jupiter in That episode produced the most spectacular explosions ever witnessed in the solar system.

In SeptemberDr. Levy handed over his observing logs to Linda Hall's Rare Book collection. Free shipping on orders of $35+ from Target. Read reviews and buy Impact Jupiter - by David H Levy (Paperback) at Target.

Get it today with Same Day Delivery, Order Pickup or Drive : $ and discovering, with Carolyn and colleague David Levy, Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9, which impacted Jupiter in Eugene M.

Shoemaker, a leading light of the United States Geological Survey, died on Jin a tragic motoring accident near Alice Springs, Australia. Gene was doing what he loved most—studying meteorite impact. Shoemaker-Levy 9 Fragment G Impact Plume Fragments of comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 crashed into Jupiter over a period of several days in July The large fragment G struck on 18 July at UTC; the 3 images used for this sequence were taken at, and Levy went on to discover 22 comets, either independently or with Gene and Carolyn Shoemaker.

He has written 34 books, mostly on astronomical subjects, such as The Quest for Comets, a biography of Pluto-discoverer Clyde Tombaugh inand his tribute to Gene Shoemaker in Shoemaker by Levy.

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by David H Levy. Starting at $ The Quest for Comets: An Explosive Trail of Beauty and Danger. by David H Levy. He graciously sent me the book he wrote and published in (85 pages) entitled Prophecy and the Comet - BIBLICAL IMPACT OF SHOEMAKER-LEVY 9.

He has really done his homework on this matter, comparing the effects each of the 21 pieces had upon Jupiter with the 21 judgments recorded in the Book of Revelation. A fascinating read. Eugene Shoemaker was an internationally renowned comet and his wife Carolyn Shoemaker hold world records for the discovery of new comets and, together with Dr.

David H. Levy, discovered comet Shoemaker-Levy 9, which collided with Jupiter in. This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering.

The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged. This book has clearly been well maintained and looked after thus far. Levy, David (Co- Discoverer of the Shoemaker-Levy Comet) Published by.David Levy, co-discoverer of periodic Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9, shares his once-in-several-lifetimes' story from the time of the discovery, with Eugene and Carolyn Shoemaker, of this unusual "squashed" comet to the later shocking revelation of hearing that "their" comet was destined to collide with Jupiter.4/5.

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