A Short Commentary on David H. Levy’s The Quest for Comets

  • Neil English
Part of the Historical & Cultural Astronomy book series (HCA)


For as long as this author can remember, he’s been a fan of David H. Levy. Over the years, he’s bought and read arguably all of his books and magazine articles. The enthusiasm Levy portrays in his writings is positively infectious. As soon as you read a few lines of his work, he reels you in with first rate story telling. His modesty too shines through, in the equipment he used through much of his life, and in the way he maintained this humility even after attaining international recognition for his work (Fig. 34.1).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Neil English
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  1. 1.Fintry by GlasgowUK

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