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The Jewel on the Mountaintop The European Southern Observatory through Fifty Years : the European Southern Observatory Through Fifty Years.

Author: Claus Madsen
Publisher: Weinheim : Wiley, 2013.
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Authored by ESO senior advisor Claus Madsen, the present book comprises 576 action-packed pages of ESO history and dramatic stories about the people behind the organisation. This is the ultimate historical account about ESO and its telescopes in the southern hemisphere, but also about a truly remarkable European success story in research. Spanning the range from the first telescopes to the future platforms of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Madsen, Claus.
Jewel on the Mountaintop The European Southern Observatory through Fifty Years : The European Southern Observatory Through Fifty Years.
Weinheim : Wiley, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Claus Madsen
ISBN: 9783527671687 3527671684
OCLC Number: 830163486
Description: 1 online resource (564 pages)
Contents: History-book_cover_front_lowres; ESOhistorybook_web_lowres; History-book_cover_front_hires; History-book_cover_back_lowres.

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Authored by ESO senior advisor Claus Madsen, the present book comprises 576 action-packed pages of ESO history and dramatic stories about the people behind the organisation. This is the ultimate  Read more...

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