Eyes on the universe : a history of the telescope / Isaac Asimov.

Title: 
Eyes on the universe : a history of the telescope / Isaac Asimov.
Author/Artist: 
Asimov, Isaac, 1920-
Publisher: 
Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1975.
Description: 
ix, 274 p., [8] leaves of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Format of Material: 
Books
Bib ID: 
79029
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Location: 
Stacks
Call Number: 
QB88.A76z
Location: 
Secured Stacks
Call Number: 
QB88.A76z
Notes: 
Includes index.
Dedication page stamped "Bus-Tech 7528368 Memphis Public Library and Information Center, Shelby County Libraries."
C. 1 of this item was received with the Mark Pendergrast research collection.
Includes information on various telescopes and observatories.
Contents: 
Before the telescope --
The sky transformed --
Measuring the heavens --
Seeing by reflection --
The stars succumb --
Making light do more --
Across the sea --
Reflectors take over --
Beyond the galaxy --
Beyond light --
Radio astronomy --
Beyond Earth --
Man in space.
ISBN: 
0395207169