Some History of Astronomy Links
High Energy Astronomy Missions:
- This site has interesting information and images from past x-ray and
gamma-ray astronomy satellites as well as present and future ones.
A Brief History of the Discovery of Cosmic Gamma-Ray Bursts
- draft april 17, 1995 - J.Bonnell
75th Anniversary Astronomical Debate:
- In April
1920, Harlow Shapley and Heber D. Curtis debated "The Scale of the
Universe". In April 1995, in commemoration of the "Great Debate" of 1920,
Donald Q. Lamb and Bohdan Paczynski debated "The
Distance Scale to Gamma-Ray Bursts". Find out what it was all about.
The History of Mount Wilson Observatory:
- Hubble was Here.
A Brief History of Astronomy in Uppsala:
- Celsius was Here.
History of Astronomy and Space Science:
- A comprehensive list of history of astronomy sites on the web.
Astronomiae Historia / History of Astronomy
- The primary source of history of astronomy information on the web.