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The Telescope: A Short History

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As an instrument of science and navigation the telescope was at the forefront of discovery. Even today it is vital to modern understanding of space and the origins of matter. The story of its development is a fascinating narrative of scientific endeavour, exploration and ingenuity, encompassing the lives of scientists and astronomers such as Galileo, Newton, William Herschel and Edmund Halley as well as the exploits of naval officers and explorers like Cloudesley Shovell and James Cook. Richard Dunn presents an engaging ...

The Telescope: A Short History 2011, Conway, London

ISBN-13: 9781844861477

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The Telescope: A Short History 2009, National Maritime Museum

ISBN-13: 9781906367046

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