From Earth-Bound to Satellite: Telescopes, Skills and Networks (Scientific Instruments and Collections #2) (Hardcover)

From Earth-Bound to Satellite: Telescopes, Skills and Networks (Scientific Instruments and Collections #2) By A. D. Morrison-Low (Volume Editor), Sven Dupré (Volume Editor), Stephen Johnston (Volume Editor) Cover Image
By A. D. Morrison-Low (Volume Editor), Sven Dupré (Volume Editor), Stephen Johnston (Volume Editor)
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Marking the anniversary of the telescope's invention, these collected essays highlight a number of significant historical episodes concerning this well-loved instrument, which has played a crucial role in Man's thinking about his position - literally and philosophically - in the universe.


Product Details
ISBN: 9789004211506
ISBN-10: 9004211500
Publisher: Brill
Publication Date: November 11th, 2011
Pages: 300
Language: English
Series: Scientific Instruments and Collections