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

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

Label
A grand and bold thing : an extraordinary new map of the universe ushering in a new era of discovery
Title
A grand and bold thing
Title remainder
an extraordinary new map of the universe ushering in a new era of discovery
Statement of responsibility
Ann Finkbeiner
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Finkbeiner tells the extraordinary story of a group of astronomers that decides to create an enormous map of the universe, an extremely detailed computerized observatory
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1943-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Finkbeiner, Ann K.
Dewey number
520.22/3
Index
index present
LC call number
QB465
LC item number
.F56 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Three-dimensional imaging in astronomy
  • Astronomical spectroscopy
  • Astronomy
  • Astronomical instruments
  • Galaxies
  • Quasars
  • Gunn, J. E.
Label
A grand and bold thing : an extraordinary new map of the universe ushering in a new era of discovery, Ann Finkbeiner
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 201-212) 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
Control code
ocn464593133
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st Free Press hardcover ed.
Extent
ix, 223 p.
Isbn
9781416552161
Lccn
2010008533
System control number
(OCoLC)464593133
Label
A grand and bold thing : an extraordinary new map of the universe ushering in a new era of discovery, Ann Finkbeiner
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 201-212) 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
Control code
ocn464593133
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st Free Press hardcover ed.
Extent
ix, 223 p.
Isbn
9781416552161
Lccn
2010008533
System control number
(OCoLC)464593133

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