Franklin

A grand and bold thing : an extraordinary new map of the universe ushering in a new era of discovery / Ann Finkbeiner.

Author/Creator:
Finkbeiner, Ann K., 1943-
Publication:
New York : Free Press, 2010.
Format/Description:
Book
ix, 223 p. ; 24 cm.
Edition:
1st Free Press hardcover ed.
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Subjects:
Three-dimensional imaging in astronomy.
Astronomical spectroscopy.
Astronomy -- Charts, diagrams, etc. -- Data processing.
Astronomical instruments -- Technological innovations.
Galaxies -- Observations.
Quasars -- Observations.
Gunn, J. E. (James Edward), 1938-.
Contents:
Stakes worth playing for
Chicagoland
Putting on the play
Photometric war
Running open loop
First light
Drift scanning
Spectroscopic war
Precision
The virtual observatory
Everything's different
Jim again.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9781416552161
1416552162
9781439196472 (ebk.)
1439196478 (ebk.)
OCLC:
464593133