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The Resource The universe in a mirror : the saga of the Hubble Telescope and the visionaries who built it, Robert Zimmerman

The universe in a mirror : the saga of the Hubble Telescope and the visionaries who built it, Robert Zimmerman

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The universe in a mirror : the saga of the Hubble Telescope and the visionaries who built it
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The universe in a mirror
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the saga of the Hubble Telescope and the visionaries who built it
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Robert Zimmerman
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Title
The universe in a mirror
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Summary
A study of the Hubble Space Telescope and the visionary scientists responsible for its extraordinary accomplishments describes the heated battle between scientists and bureaucrats and the perseverance of astronauts to repair and maintain the telescope, in a volume highlighted by striking color images from the Hubble telescope
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Genre
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Booklist Editors' Choice, 2008.
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271780
Cataloging source
UKM
Dewey number
629.435
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
QB500.268
LC item number
.Z56 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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adult
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Robert Zimmerman
The universe in a mirror : the saga of the Hubble Telescope and the visionaries who built it, Robert Zimmerman
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 254-270) and index
Contents
Foggy vision -- Slow start -- Getting money -- Building it -- Saving it -- "New phenomena not yet imagined" -- Abandonment -- The lure of the unknown
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ocn214307333
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Extent
xv, 287 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780691132976
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2007943159
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)

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