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Published: 08 December 2016

168 Pages | 30 black and white images

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ISBN: 9780198745860


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Telescopes: A Very Short Introduction

Geoff Cottrell

Very Short Introductions

  • Explains the principles behind telescopes of different types from optical and radio to X ray and gamma ray, and the main events in their history
  • Describes the range of modern telescopes, Earth-based and in space, and the major discoveries made with them
  • Discusses the new generation telescopes, such as ALMA, and those planned for the next decade
  • Part of the Very Short Introductions series - over seven million copies sold worldwide