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By Isaac Asimov

How do astronomers do their paintings this day? during this booklet, Isaac Asimov deals an up to date account of stargazing this day, from the most recent technological advances in area telescopes, pcs, and radio telescopes to the easy act of observing skyward on a starry evening with binoculars and pencil and paper in hand. here's a interesting array of astronomers’ tools, apparatus, and concepts.

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Detected wavelength- radio engineer: detected a radio "hi--" that he discovered was coming from the center ot our Galaxy. His discovery signaled the birth ot radio astronomy. Jocelyn Bell, Briti-h a-tronomer: in 1967 detected rapid pulses ot radio waves from a star the discovery ot rapidly spinning, denselv packed neutron -tar-, — or pul-ar-. 29 More Books About Astronomy Here are more books about astronomy. It you are interested in them, check your Library or bookstore. Asimov (Gareth Stevens) Asnnov on Astronomy.

Courtesy of the National Academy of Sciences: p. 26. £ The University of Texas McDonald Observatory; p. 29. photograph by Matthew Groshek. £ Gareth Stevens. Inc.. 1989. Institute of Technology: 9 (bottom). Libraries: p. 32 p. E A Panoramic Introduction to Space in 33 Magnificently Illustrated Science Information and Picture Books Includes an Index Volume. — a universe of facts, pictures, and other special Stunning An • A index "Fact File" full-color artwork and a glossary space and features: and photography of key terms scientific fact and concepts reference section Special "Amazing Facts" and "Unexplained Mysteries" feature sections Exciting and informative discussions of space facts and theories in prose accessible to young readers Names of planetariums, museums, and other places where more about space and astronomy children can learn Astronomy Today How work today?

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