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Listinn er enn í vinnslu og verður uppfærður eftir þörfum



  1. AIP-vefsíða: Cosmic Journey: A History of Scientific Cosmology.
  2. E. J. Aiton, 1972: The Vortex Theory of Planetary Motions.


  1. M. Bartusiak, 2004: Archives of the Universe.
  2. R. P. Baum & W. Sheean, 1997: In Search of Planet Vulcan: The Ghost in Newton’s Clockwork Universe.
  3. B. J. Becker,2008: Exploring the Cosmos: An Introduction to the History of Astronomy. Fyrirlestranótur.
  4. L. Belkora, 2002: Minding the Heavens.
  5. R. Berendzen, R. C. Hart og D. Seeley,1984: Man Discovers the Galaxies.
  6. A. Berry, 1898: A Short History of Astronomy.
  7. A. Blum, D. Giulini, R. Lalli & J. Renn, 2017: The Renaissance of Einstein’s Theory of Gravitation.


  1. D. E. Cartwright, 2000: Tides: A Scientific History.
  2. A. Celletti & E. Perozzi, 2007: Celestial Mechanics: The Waltz of the Planets.
  3. A. M. Clerke, 1890: The System of the Stars.
  4. A. M. Clerke, 1902: A Popular History of Astronomy During the Nineteenth Century. 4ja útg.
  5. I. B. Cohen & G. S. Smith ritstj., 2002: The Cambridge Companion to Newton. (2. útg. endurbætt, 2016).
  6. M. J. Crowe, 1988: The Extraterrestrial Life Debate 1750–1900: The Idea of a Plurality of Worlds from Kant to Lowell.
  7. M. J. Crowe, 1994: Modern Theories of the Universe: From Herschel to Hubble.


  1. F. Diacu & P. Holmes, 1996: Celestial Encounters: The Origins of Chaos and Stability
  2. A. Dressler, 1994: Voyage to the Great Attractor: Exploring Intergalactic Space.
  3. J. L. E. Dreyer, 1906: History of the planetary systems from Thales to Kepler. Endurútgefin hjá Dover 1953.


  1. A. S. Eddington, 1920: Space, Time, and Gravitation: An Outline of the General Relativity Theory.
  2. A. S. Eddington, 1928: The Nature of the Physical World.


  1. P. Fara, 2002: Newton: the Making of Genius.
  2. M. Feingold, 2004: The Newtonian Moment: Isaac Newton and the Making of Modern Culture.
  3. P. G. Ferreira, 2014: The Perfect Theory: A Century of Geniuses and the Battle over General Relativity.
  4. T. Ferris, 1988: Coming of Age in the Milky Way.


  1. O. Gingerich,1984: The General History of Astronomy: Astrophysics and twentieth-century astronomy to 1950 - Part 4A.
  2. O. Gingerich,1994: Report on the Progress in Stellar Evolution to 1950.
  3. M. Gorst, 2001: Measuring Eternity: The Search for the Beginning of Time.
  4. C. M. Graney, 2015: Setting Aside All Authority: Giovanni Battista Riccioli and the Science against Copernicus in the Age of Galileo.
  5. R. Grant, 1852: History of Physical Astronomy: From the Earliest Ages to the Middle of the 19th Century. Comprehending a Detailed Account of the Establishment of the Theory of Gravitation by Newton, and Its Development by His Successors; with an Exposition of the Progress of Research on All the Other Subjects of Celestial Physics.
  6. A. Guth, 1997: The Inflationary Universe: The Quest for a New Theory of Cosmic Origins.


  1. E. Harrison, 1987: Darkness at Night: A Riddle of the Universe.
  2. E. Harrison, 2000: Cosmology: The Science of the Universe.  2. útg.
  3. S. W. Hawking & W. Israel, 1989: Three Hundred Years of Gravitation.
  4. J. B. Hearnshaw, 2014: The Analysis of Starlight: Two Centuries of Astronomical Spectroscopy.
  5. J. Hearnshaw, 2010: Auguste Comte's blunder: an account of the first century of stellar spectroscopy and how it took one hundred years to prove that Comte was wrong!
  6. J. B. Hearnshaw, 1996: The Measurement of Starlight: Two Centuries of Astronomical Photometry.
  7. D. B. Herrmann, 1984: The History of Astronomy from Herschel to Hertzsprung.
  8. N. S. Hetherington, 1993: Encyclopedia of Cosmology: Historical, Philosophical, and Scientific Foundations of Modern Cosmology.
  9. A. Hirshfeld, 2001: Parallax: The Race to Measure the Cosmos.
  10. A. Hirshfeld, 2014: Starlight Detectives: How Astronomers, Inventors, and Eccentrics Discovered the Modern Universe.
  11. M. Hoskin, 1997: The Cambridge Illustrated History of Astronomy.
  12. M. Hoskin, 2011: William Herschel and the Nebulae, Part 1: 1774-1784 og Part 2: 1785-1818.
  13. M. Hoskin, 2012: The Construction of the Heavens: William Herschel's Cosmology.
  14. K. Hufbauer, 1981:Astronomers Take up the Stellar-Energy Problem, 1917-1920.
  15. K. Hufbauer, 2006: Stellar structure and evolution, 1924 - 1939.
  16. K. Hufbauer, 1991: Exploring the Sun: Solar Science Since Galileo.
  17. O. Høiris & T. Ledet ritstj., 2007: Oplysningens verden: Idé, historie, videnskab og kunst.


  1. J. Jeans, 1931: The Universe Around Us.
  2. J. Jeans, 1931: The Mysterious Universe.


  1. H. C. King, 1955: The History of the Telescope.
  2. A. Koyré, 1957: From the Closed World to the Infinite Universe.
  3. H. Kragh, 1999: Cosmology and Controversy: The Historical Development of Two Theories of the Universe.
  4. H. Kragh og R. W. Smith, 2003: Who Discovered the Expanding Universe?
  5. H. Kragh, 2004: Matter and Spirit in the Universe: Scientific and Religious Preludes to Modern Cosmology.
  6. H. Kragh, H. Nielsen, K. Hvidtfelt Nielsen & P. C. Kjærgaard, 2005-2006: Dansk Naturvidenskabs Historie 1-4.
  7. H. Kragh, 2008: Entropic Creation: Religious Contexts of Thermodynamics and Cosmology.
  8. H. Kragh, 2012: Newtonianism in the Scandinavian Countries, 1690–1790.
  9. H. Kragh, 2013: Conceptions of Cosmos: From Myths to the Accelerating Universe. 
  10. H. Kragh, 2016: The Source of Solar Energy, ca. 1840-1910: From Meteoric Hypothesis to Radioactive Speculations.
  11. H. Kragh, 2017: Is the Universe expanding? Fritz Zwicky and the early tired-light hypothesis.
  12. H. Kragh, M. Longair, 2019: The Oxford Handbook of the History of Modern Cosmology.


  1. S. P. Langley, 1888: The New Astronomy.
  2. J. Lankford ritstj., 1997: History of Astronomy: An Encyclopedia.
  3. D. Leverington, 1995: A History of Astronomy: from 1890 to the Present.
  4. T. Levinson, 2015: The Hunt for Vulcan: How Albert Einstein Destroyed a Planet and Deciphered the Universe.
  5. A. Lightman & R. Brawer, 1990: Origins: The Lives and Worlds of Modern Cosmologists.
  6. M. Littmann, 1990: Planets Beyond: Discovering the Outer Solar System.
  7. M. S. Longair, 2006: The Cosmic Century: A History of Astrophysics and Cosmology.


  1. J. Mather & J. Boslough, 1996: The Very First Light: The True Inside Story of the Scientific Journey Back to the Dawn of the Universe.
  2. R. Miles, 2007: A light history of photometry: from Hipparchus to the Hubble Space Telescope.
  3. A. I. Miller, 2005: Empire of the Stars: Obsession, Friendship, and Betrayal in the Quest for Black Holes.
  4. I. R. Morus, 2005: When Physics Became King.
  5. C. Möller, 1955: The Theory of Relativity.


  1. S. Newcomb, 1878: Popular Astronomy.
  2. J. D. North, 1967: The Measure of the Universe: A History of Modern Cosmology.
  3. J. North, 2008: Cosmos: An Illustrated History of Astronomy and Cosmology.
  4. H. Nussbaumer & L. Bieri, 2009: Discovering the Expanding Universe.


  1. A. Pannekoek, 1961: A History of Astronomy.
  2. E. R.Paul, 1993: The Milky Way Galaxy and Statistical Cosmology, 1890-1924.
  3. P. J. E. Peebles, L. A. Page, Jr. & R. B. Partridge, 2009: Finding the Big Bang.
  4. P.J.E. Peebles, 2014: Discovery of the hot Big Bang: What happened in 1948.
  5. P.J.E. Peebles, 2017: Robert Dicke and the naissance of experimental gravity physics, 1957–1967.
  6. P. J. E. Peebles, 2020: Cosmology’s Century: An Inside History of Our Modern Understanding of the Universe.
  7. I. Peterson, 1993: Newton's Clock: Chaos In The Solar System.


  1. S. O. Rebsdorf, 2005: The Father, the Son, and the Stars: Bengt Strömgren and the History of Twentieth Century Astronomy in Denmark and in the USA.


  1. R. W. Smith, 1982: The Expanding Universe: Astronomy's 'Great Debate', 1900-1931.
  2. R. W. Smith, 2008-09: Beyond the Galaxy: The Development of Extragalactic Astronomy 1885-1965, Part 1 og Part 2.
  3. G. Smoot & K. Davidson, 1994: Wrinkles in Time: The Imprint of Creation.
  4. D. Sobel, 2016: The Glass Universe: How the Ladies of the Harvard Observatory Took the Measure of the Stars.
  5. T. Standage, 2000: The Neptune File: Planet Detectives and the Discovery of Worlds Unseen.


  1. J.-L. Tassoul & M. Tassoul, 2014: A Concise History of Solar and Stellar Physics.
  2. R. Taton & C. Wilson ritstj., 1989: The General History of Astronomy: Planetary Astronomy from the Renaissance to the Rise of Astrophysics - Part 2A: Tycho Brahe to Newton.
  3. R. Taton & C. Wilson ritstj., 1995: The General History of Astronomy: Planetary Astronomy from the Renaissance to the Rise of Astrophysics - Part 2B: The Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries.
  4. M. Terrall, 2002: The Man Who Flattened the Earth: Maupertuis and the Sciences in the Enlightenment.
  5. K. S. Thorne, 1994: Black Holes & Time Warps: Einstein's Outrageous Legacy.
  6. C. Thykier ritstj., 1990: Dansk astronomi gennem firehundrede år 1-3.


  1. F. Watson, 2004: Stargazer: the Life and Times of the Telescope.
  2. C. M. Will, 2018: Theory and Experiment in Gravitational Physics. 2. útg.
  3. C. M. Will & N. Yunes, 2020: Is Einstein Still Right?: Black Holes, Gravitational Waves, and the Quest to Verify Einstein's Greatest Creation.


  1. R. Zimmerman, 2008: The Universe in a Mirror: The Saga of the Hubble Telescope and the Visionaries who Built it.



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