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The Cosmic Inquirers

Modern Telescopes and Their Makers

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$65.00 • £54.95 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674434141

Publication Date: 01/01/1986

221 pages



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  • Acknowledgments
  • Prologue
  • 1. The Mushrooms of San Augustin: The Very Large Array
  • 2. A High-Energy Astrophysicist and the Einstein X-ray Observatory
  • 3. Lines and Spaces: Gamma Ray Astronomy
  • 4. Dewars and Thinkers: The Infrared Astronomical Satellite
  • 5. Where the Stars Don’t Twinkle: The Space Telescope
  • Epilogue
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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