9780738205786

Stairway To The Stars The Story Of The World'slargest Observatory

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  • ISBN13:

    9780738205786

  • ISBN10:

    0738205788

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2001-08-02
  • Publisher: Basic Books
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Summary

The author combines "the history of Mauna Kea, the Hawaiian 13,795-foot-high site of nine telescopes, with vignettes of the astronomers who work there. . . . Stories concerning political, environmental, and scientific battles are . . . [included with] descriptions of telescope construction and use." (Choice).

Author Biography

Barry Parker, Ph.D, is an award-winning science writer and the author of eleven highly acclaimed books in popular science, including Alien Life, Cosmic Time Travel, Einstein's Dream, and Einstein's Brainchild.

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