[The Telescope Its History Technology and Future] E–pub ✓ Geoff Andersen

  • Hardcover
  • 256
  • The Telescope Its History Technology and Future
  • Geoff Andersen
  • English
  • 02 March 2018
  • 9780691129792

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Summary The Telescope Its History Technology and Future 100 Geoff Andersen · 0 Summary Read & Download The Telescope Its History Technology and Future The humblest backyard setup to state of the art observatories to the Hubble Space Telescope and spy satellites Chapters describe the development design and operation of telescopes; how observatories are sited engineered and built; variations such as solar and liuid mirror telescopes; and some of the key astronomical discoveries telescopes have made possible And there are plenty of surprises along the way We learn for example that most of today's professional astronomers never even look through their own telescopes relying instead on digital imaging measurement and analysis or even re.

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Summary The Telescope Its History Technology and Future 100 Geoff Andersen · 0 Summary Read & Download The Telescope Its History Technology and Future In the four centuries since its invention the telescope has transformed how humans view the universe and their place in it But what do most of us know about telescopes themselves their history how they work what they are being used for today or what the next generation of billion dollar telescopes will look like In The Telescope Geoff Andersen fills in all the details for us in an accessible nontechnical way that will appeal to the amateur astronomer and anyone else who has been than a little curious about this amazing instrument The book covers every aspect of optical telescopes from.

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Summary The Telescope Its History Technology and Future 100 Geoff Andersen · 0 Summary Read & Download The Telescope Its History Technology and Future Mote computer control of a night shrouded observatory on the other side of the Earth But as The Telescope explains these magnificent instruments do than simply peer into space They project and receive laser beams for communicating mapping and making detailed observations of the Earth They also look down at us from spy satellites providing secret images to intelligence agencies and increasingly giving a curious public access to pedestrian images The Telescope is the ideal introduction to a fascinating instrument that has taught us so much but that most of us know so little about Scienc.