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Madsen, Claus

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

Madsen, Claus - The Jewel on the Mountaintop: The European Southern Observatory through Fifty Years, ebook

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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 next generation, it shows how the improvement of the telescopes leads to a continuously changing view of the Universe. With 150 photos and illustrations. Produced especially for ESO's 50th anniversary.

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Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2012
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
600 pages
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
Printed ISBN
9783527671687

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