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A single sky : how an international community forged the science of radio astronomy

Author: David P D Munns
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2013.
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How radio astronomers challenged national borders, disciplinary boundaries, and the constraints of vision to create an international scientific community.
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Munns, David P.D., 1972-
Single sky.
Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2013
(DLC) 2012013561
(OCoLC)783862072
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David P D Munns
ISBN: 9780262305198 0262305194 0262304279 9780262304276
OCLC Number: 819325462
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 247 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Decisions --
Noise --
Disciples --
Visions --
Size.
Responsibility: David P.D. Munns.

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