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Published: 07 November 2013

256 Pages | Several black and white images, and a short colour plate section


ISBN: 9780199660582

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Chapter 1

Unseen Cosmos

The Universe in Radio

Francis Graham-Smith

  • Introduces and explains radio telescopes and the astronomy behind them
  • Demonstrates the discoveries that have been made through the help of radio telescopes
  • Explores the birth, development, and maturity of radio astronomy
  • Considers the challenges of building radio telescopes, and how they are related to the technology behind mobile phones
  • Looks at what insights the creation of several giant radio telescopes might bring

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