|Author||: Geoff Cottrell|
|Publisher||: Oxford University Press|
|Total Pages||: 169|
|ISBN 10||: 9780198745860|
|ISBN 13||: 0198745869|
|Language||: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL|
Geoffrey Cottrell describes the rise of telescopes from early optical examples to the sophisticated range of modern telescopes on Earth and in space, opening up the cosmos in views from radio waves to gamma rays. Looking forward, he discusses the possibilities of the new generation of telescopes in construction today.