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1000 Astronomy & Space Quiz
1000 Astronomy & Space Quiz

1000 Astronomy & Space Quiz

by Dilip M Salwi

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Product ID:7482

Language

English

Publisher

Rupa

ISBN

8171670474 - Year: 2001 - Pages: 164

Binding

Paperback

Dilip M Salwi

Author: Dilip M Salwi
Publisher: Rupa
Year: 2001
Language: English
Pages: 164
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8171670474

Description

Systematic study of the night sky and regular launchings of rockets into Space have led to the creation of astronomy Space. Here is a quiz book which would tickle your brain on these frontier subjects- with no limits, but only challenges to sharpen our intellect and tools.

Who is not bewitched by constellations, stars, planets and rocket launchings? Night sky and rockets have fascinated man from time immemorial. But it is only in the last century or so that systematic study of the night sky and regular launchings of rockets into Space have led to the creation of astronomy and space study.

Astronomers, astronauts, Space Pioneers, Telescopes, Satellites, rockets , Stars, Galaxies, ancient Astronomy, Literature, Science Fiction, Quotations, Awards, Culture, etc., are the diverse subjects from which questions have been selectively picked to provide a holistic view of astronomy and space. Besides, there is the Indian scene, and as many as seventy photographs to be identified.

Contents

ASTRONOMY

First Things First

Pioneers and Inventors

Observatories and Instruments

Principles and Units

Heavenly Bodies and the Universe

Observational

Nicknames, Terms, And Values

The Past

Calendars and Dates

Literature and Quotes

Culture and Myths

Records and Curiosities

Astronomy in India

Societies, Awards, and Expeditions

Books and Journals

Topical , Futuristic, and Others

SPACE

Pioneers

Vehicles

Flights

Names and Subjects

Dates

Societies, Awards, and Projects

Literature and Quotes

Printed Literature

Curiosities and Politics

Establishments and India

Topical and Futuristic

Miscellany

Answers

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