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Beyond Vision

  • Peter Grego
  • David Mannion
Chapter
Part of the Astronomers' Universe book series (ASTRONOM)

Abstract

As we have seen, from the time of Galileo right through to the early nineteenth century, astronomers were restricted to viewing the Universe in visible light by peering through the telescope eyepiece; sketching, careful measurement, and written notes were the only practical means by which telescopic observations were capable of being made. This long-established status quo was first challenged with the invention of a certain “magic box.”

Keywords

Neutron Star Gravitational Wave Very Long Baseline Interferometry Radio Telescope Radio Galaxy 
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Copyright information

© Springer New York 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.CornwallUK
  2. 2.KentUK

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