History of Astronomy and Astrophysics  

In General
@ References: Kuhn 57; Pannekoek 61; Gingerich ed-84; Herrmann 84; Ashbrook 84; Gingerich 92, 93; Leverington 95; Motz & Weaver 95; Lankford 97; Zimmerman 00; Leopardi & Hack 02; Hawkins 02 [and civilization]; Trimble IJMPD(08) [mistakes and reaching consensus]; Dick 13 [discovery and classification]; Leverington 13 [encyclopedia]; Naze Az-a1506 [examples of interaction between theory and observation].
@ Astrophysics: Schücking PT(89)aug [first Texas meeting]; Harwit PT(03)nov; Celnikier 06 [nuclear astrophysics]; Trimble et al PASP(06)ap [2005]; Trimble et al SSR(07)-a0705 [2006]; Cirkel-Bartelt LRR(08) [astroparticle physics]; Salpeter PASA(08)-a0711 [nuclear, before 1957]; Yakovlev et al PU(13)-a1210 [Lev Landau and neutron stars]; Gottstein EPJH(16)-a1609 [source of solar energy, 1840-1910]; Bonolis a1703 [stellar structure and compact objects before 1940]; > s.a. astrophysics [astroparticle physics].
@ And cosmology: North 08; Smolinski 17 [I].
@ Personal accounts: Giacconi 08.

Early Astronomy
@ General references: Thurston 94; Aveni 95; Ruggles PoS-a1010 [modern astronomy and "indigenous cosmologies"]; Kelley & Milone 11 [ancient and cultural astronomy]; Brosch a1103-conf [archeoastronomy].
@ Egyptian: Magli a0708 [pyramids of Giza]; Novaković a0801 [Senenmut]; Magli MAA-a0903 [4th and 5th dynasties], in(10)-a0911 [Saqqara pyramids].
@ Greek: Aristotle Meteorologia [comets, meteors, Milky Way, ...]; Thurston Isis(02); Schaefer SA(06)nov [origin of constellations]; Antonello a1606 ['practical' vs 'theoretical' astronomy].
@ Babylonians: Gurzadyan Akk(00)phy/03, S&T(00)phy/03 [chronology]; Ossendrijver 12 [Procedure Texts].
@ Inca: Magli NNJ(05)phy/04; Laurencich-Minelli & Magli Arch(09)-a0801; Magli NNJ-a0904 [new interpretation of Machu Picchu].
@ Other Central and South America: Sparavigna AAT-a1210 [Maria Reiche's work on the Nazca Lines, Peruvian geoglyphs]; Sequera & Gangui a1408 [representations of the sky among the Tomárãho in Paraguay]; Loeb a1608 [Mayan].
@ Indian: Kak in(00)phy/01; Rudra PT(I)-a0903; Rao et al JAHH-a1112 [megalithic monument 'Nilurallu' at Murardoddi]; Vahia & Halkare JAHH-a1306 [Gond community]; Vahia & Menon JAHH-a1310 [Harappan Civilization]; Vahia et al JAHH-a1406 [two Indian tribes: Banjaras and Kolams]; Vahia et al a1702 [Cholanaikkan tribe of Kerala].
@ Aboriginal Australians: Norris & Hamacher IAU(09)-a0906, RAR-a1009; Hamacher & Norris JAHH-a1010; Hamacher & Frew JAHH-a1010 [XIX century eruption of eta Car]; Hamacher et al AA-a1209 [Aboriginal linear stone arrangements in New South Wales]; Norris & Hamacher en(13)-a1306 [rev]; Fuller et al a1311 [Kamilaroi people and their neighbors]; Hamacher a1408, en(14)-a1409, a1503 [meteoritic events and oral traditions], a1412 [Torres Strait Islanders], a1412; Norris PASA(16)-a1607; Hamacher AJAnth-a1709 [red-giant variable stars]; Hamacher & Banks a1806-en [planets].
@ Middle Ages: Paschos & Sotiroudis 98 [Byzantine astronomy from 1300 AD]; McCluskey 00 [Europe]; Saliba AS(02) [Islamic astronomers]; Sigismondi IJMPcs(13)-a1201 [Gerbert of Aurillac and X century Europe].
@ British Isles: Ruggles 99; Higginbottom & Clay a1402, a1505-proc [megalithic astronomy in Britain].
@ Easter Island: Rjabchikov a1311 [Rapa Nui]; Rjabchikov a1508, a1604; Rjabchikov a1607, a1610 [Kirch's Comet]; Rjabchikov a1702, a1705.
@ Other places and related topics: Mukerjee SA(03)dec [Goseck observatory, DE, 5000 BC]; Sequera & Gangui a1107-in [Tomaraho]; Brown a1206 [the 4,000 year old monolith at Gardom's Edge]; Magli a1307 [Turkey, 10,000 BC]; Antonello a1312 [archaeoastronomy in Italy]; Patat & Corazza AN-a1409 [proto-historical sites in Friuli]; Magli a1604 [Archaeoastronomy in the Khmer heartland]; Gantevoort et al JAHH-a1610 [Tasmania]; Towers a1610 [Sun Temple in Mesa Verde National Park, USA]; Luminet a1804 [Ulugh Beg, Central Asia XV century].

XVI and XVII Century
@ Heliocentric vs geocentric models: Graney a1011, JHA-a1103 [Riccioli's arguments]; Sobel 11; Gingerich PT(11)sep [The Mars problem, Tycho and Kepler]; Graney a1112 [Tycho Brahe and the Copernicans]; Ghassib a1208 [why did Arabic science fail to achieve the Copernican revolution?]; Graney a1211 [Francesco Ingoli's arguments against the Copernican theory]; Timberlake AER(13)-a1301 [student activities on the Ptolemaic, Copernican, and Tychonic models]; Graney a1402 [the Inquisition's 1616 condemnation of the Copernican system]; Luminet a1701 [Provençal humanists]; Krisciunas & Bistue a1712 [Ptolemy's Almagest in Europe, and Copernicus]; Graney a1802 [Kepler and Brahe].
@ Galileo: Graney a0811 [and naked-eye stars]; Peruzzi AIP(10)-a1704; Zik & Hon a1307 [knowledge of the theory].
@ Other references: Randles 99 [r PT(00)jun]; Remmert SHPSA(07) [images of Hercules and Atlas]; Graney & Sipes BA-a0812 [binary stars and conception of the universe]; Verbunt & van Gent A&A-a1003 [Hevelius' star catalog]; Holder a1105 [Kepler's differential equations]; Sigismondi a1106, a1106 [the Clementine Gnomon]; Akbari a1210-proc [Qasim ali al-Qayini]; Sigismondi a1301-MG13 [transits of Venus and the astronomical unit]; Molaro JAHH-a1704 [Francesco Fontana's telescope and observations].

XVIII and XIX Century > s.a. solar planets [discovery of Neptune].
@ References: Barrañón phy/04-conf [Copernican cosmography in Mexico]; Crovisier a0906-proc [in Jules Verne's novels]; Timberlake a1112 [Herschel's "star-gages" and his map of the Milky Way galaxy], TPT(13) [William Herschel]; Antonello a1401-proc [water-filled telescopes]; Krajnović a1501-conf [Rogerius Boscovich and the motion of the Earth].

XX and XXI Century > s.a. XXI century physics.
* Dark matter: (A precursor was Neptune, discovered from its effect on Uranus); 1933, Fritz Zwicky noticed that most of galaxies' mass is invisible, based on galaxy cluster velocity dispersions, and suggested it could be mapped via gravitational lensing; Later motivated by flat galaxy rotation curves and patterns in large-scale structure.
* 2017 predictions: Sources of fast radio bursts announcement? Event Horizon Telescope results? Jupiter results from Juno? Plunging end of Cassini mission.
@ General references: Rowan-Robinson pw(99)dec [overview, status]; PT(99)may [in the US]; Sánchez & Benn AN(04)ap [different countries]; Longair 06 [and cosmology]; Antonelli et al a1007 [Italy, closing of INAF]; Schultz 12 [the Andromeda galaxy]; Gingerich ASP-a1302 [Russell's diagram].
@ Individual people: Kragh a1208-en [eight biographies]; Tai HSNS(17)-a1705 [scientific and socialist virtues of Anton Pannekoek]; news cosmos(18)may [Cecilia Payne, star composition].
@ Dark matter: Zwicki HPA(33), tr GRG(09); van den Bergh PASP(99)ap; Einasto ap/04-proc; Sanders 10; Einasto 13; Bertone & Hooper a1605; de Swart et al nAstr(17)-a1703.

Specific Topics > s.a. history of particle physics [cosmic rays]; radio astronomy and other wavelength ranges [X-ray].
@ Solar system: Brush RMP(90) [origin]; Boccaletti phy/01-conf [Kepler's laws]; Gingerich Isis(02) [Ptolemy's model for Venus]; Magli phy/04 [precession].
@ Galaxies: Sheehan JAHH-a1111 [W W Morgan and the structure of the Milky Way galaxy].
@ Other topics: Fernie AS(90) [Stonehenge]; Godwin 93 [music of the spheres]; Krisciunas ap/93 [sociology, strange cases]; Glass 97 [Victorian telescopes]; Kessler SHPSA(07) [M51 and 'pretty pictures' vs scientific images].

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