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Author Finkbeiner, Ann K., 1943-

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

Imprint New York : Free Press, 2010.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    520.223 FIN    Available
Edition 1st Free Press hardcover ed.
Description ix, 223 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
Subject Gunn, J. E. (James Edward), 1938-
Astronomical instruments -- Technological innovations.
Galaxies -- Observations.
Quasars -- Observations.
Three-dimensional imaging in astronomy.
Astronomical spectroscopy.
Astronomy -- Charts, diagrams, etc. -- Data processing.
ISBN 9781416552161
9781439196472 (ebk.)
1439196478 (ebk.)

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