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The universe in a mirror : the saga of the Hubble telescope and the visionaries who built it : with a new afterword by the author

Author: Robert Zimmerman
Publisher: Princeton ; Oxford : Princeton University Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Fourth printing, and first paperback printing, with a new afterword by the authorView all editions and formats
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The Hubble Space Telescope has produced the most stunning images of the cosmos humanity has ever seen. This book tells the story of this telescope and the visionaries responsible for its  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Zimmerman
ISBN: 9780691132976 0691132976 9780691146355 0691146357
OCLC Number: 781189022
Awards: Commended for Eugene M. Emme Astronautical Literature Award, American Astronautical Society 2008 (United States)
Short-listed for Editors' Choice for Best Adult Titles, Booklist 2008 (United States)
Description: XV, 295 str., [16] str. pril. : ilustr. ; 24 cm
Contents: Illustrations ixPreface xiiiChapter 1: Foggy Vision 1Chapter 2: Slow Start 20Chapter 3: Getting Money 47Chapter 4: Building It 77Chapter 5: Saving It 118Chapter 6: "New Phenomena Not Yet Imagined" 157Chapter 7: Abandonment 182Chapter 8: The Lure of the Unknown 209Afterword to the Paperback Edition 235Notes 243Bibliography 261Index 279
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