Secrets of the Hoary Deep

Secrets of the Hoary Deep

A Personal History of Modern Astronomy

Book - 2008
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Part history, part memoir, and part science, this is the tale of x-ray astronomy from its infancy through what can only be called its early adulthood. It also offers the companion story of how the tools, techniques, and practices designed to support and develop x-ray astronomy were transferred to optical, infrared, and radio astronomy.
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008
ISBN: 9780801888090
Characteristics: xiii, 411 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm


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