Princeton University Library Catalog

Telescopes : a very short introduction / Geoff Cottrell.

Author:
Cottrell, Geoffrey [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
[Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016]
Description:
1 online resource : illustrations.
Series:
Very short introductions. [More in this series]
Summary note:
Geoffrey Cottrell describes the rise of telescopes from early optical examples to the sophisticated range of modern telescopes on Earth and in space, opening up the cosmos in views from radio waves to gamma rays. Looking forward, he discusses the possibilities of the new generation of telescopes in construction today.
Notes:
Previously issued in print: 2016.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Target audience:
Specialized.
Source of description:
Description based on online resource; title from home page (viewed on December 15, 2016).
Subject(s):
Telescopes [Browse]
ISBN:
9780191808234 (ebook) :
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