Eyes on the Skies

Eyes on the Skies

400 Years of Telescopic Discovery

Book - 2009
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Adopted as the official book of the International Year of Astronomy (IYA) 2009, this stunningly illustrated history of telescopic discovery spans the range from the first telescopes via the Hubble Space Telescope to next generation platforms, and how they have changed and continue to change our view of the universe, our place in it and where it all came from. EYES ON THE SKIES features numerous full-page photographs and is printed in high-quality color throughout.
Also includes the official IYA DVD with 59 minutes of narrated text, expert comments and interviews, animations, computer simulations, science results, plus footage from observatories.
Publisher: Weinheim : Wiley-VCH ; Chichester : John Wiley [distributor], c2009.
ISBN: 9783527408658
3527408657
Branch Call Number: 522.209 Schilling
Characteristics: 132 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 31 cm. + 1 DVD (4 3/4 in.)
Additional Contributors: Christensen, Lars Lindberg

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