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Voice of the Universe: Building the Jodrell Bank Telescope, 2nd Edition (Paperback)
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Voice of the Universe: Building the Jodrell Bank Telescope, 2nd Edition (Paperback)

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Paperback 336 Pages / Published: 11/06/1987
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In this volume the creator and director of Jodrell Bank, the world's largest radio telescope, tells the fascinating story behind the building of this huge telescope. Though the telescope is popularly known for tracking and communicating with man-made satellites, its prime function is the study of the universe by means of radio waves emitted by distatant stars. The radiation received from meteors, the moon, the Andromeda Galaxy, and the Milky Way offers new information daily about the origins of life on this planet and the possibilities of life on other worlds. The building of the telescope was fraught with mishaps and frustrations-financial, political, and otherwise; yet, through his perseverance, Sir Bernard Lovell made its creation a reality. His story, drawn largely from personal diaries, documents the complex conflicts among scientists, bureaucrats, and politicians which arose out of this monumental endeavor.

Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9780275926793
Number of pages: 336
Weight: 511 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 19 mm
Edition: 2nd Revised edition


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"The story of the emergence of Jodrell Bank as a scientific establishment and the development of a new technique for studying the universe--radio astronomy--told by the man without whose determination, energy and faith the project would not have succeeded."-The Good Book Guide
?The story of the emergence of Jodrell Bank as a scientific establishment and the development of a new technique for studying the universe--radio astronomy--told by the man without whose determination, energy and faith the project would not have succeeded.?-The Good Book Guide

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