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

Authors: Finkbeiner, Ann K., 1943-
Call number: 520.223 FIN
Publisher: New York : Free Press, 2010.
Publication date: 2010.
Subject: Three-dimensional imaging in astronomy.
Astronomical spectroscopy.
Astronomy -- Charts, diagrams, etc. -- Data processing.
Astronomical instruments -- Technological innovations.
Galaxies -- Observations.
Quasars -- Observations.
Gunn, J. E. (James Edward), 1938-
Title: A grand and bold thing : an extraordinary new map of the universe ushering in a new era of discovery / Ann Finkbeiner.
Edition: 1st Free Press hardcover ed.
Physical description: ix, 223 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents note: 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.
Biography note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN: 9781416552161
1416552162
LCCN: 2010008533
Url for this record: http://sherloc.imcpl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|1261739
Bib No.: 1261739

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