Voice Of The Universe: Building The Jodrell Bank Telescope; Revised And Updated Edition

Paperback | June 1, 1987

byBernard Lovell

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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. The building of the telescope was fraught with mishaps and frustration--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.

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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. The building of the telescope was fraught with mishaps and frustration--financial, political, and otherwise; yet, through his perseverance, Sir Bernard Lovell made its cre...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:336 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:June 1, 1987Publisher:Praeger Publishers

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ISBN - 10:0275926796

ISBN - 13:9780275926793

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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