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Author Parker, Barry R.
Title Stairway to the stars : the story of the world's largest observatory / Barry Parker ; drawings by Lori Scoffield.
Imprint New York : Plenum Press, [1994]
©1994

LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 MUSKINGUM STACKS  QB82.U62 M387    AVAILABLE  
LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 MUSKINGUM STACKS  QB82.U62 M387    AVAILABLE  
Author Parker, Barry R.
Subject Parker, Barry R.
Astronomical observatories -- Hawaii -- Mauna Kea -- History.
Astronomers -- United States -- Biography.
Description x, 350 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 341-344) and index.
ISBN 0306447630
OCLC # 30663679
Table of Contents
Ch. 1Introduction1
Ch. 2The Early Years17
Ch. 3Expansion and New Telescopes39
Ch. 4The Largest Optical Telescope in the World - Keck67
Ch. 5The Continuing Story of Keck89
Ch. 6Visiting the Top of the World115
Ch. 7Night at the Observatory145
Ch. 8Running the Observatory: The Directors167
Ch. 9Monster at the Core195
Ch. 10Surveying the Universe221
Ch. 11Searching for the Ends of the Universe245
Ch. 12Stars and Stellar Debris263
Ch. 13Searching for Other Planetary Systems283
Ch. 14Searching for the Origin of the Solar System299
Ch. 15The Future: Other Telescopes317
 Epilogue331
 Glossary333
 Bibliography341
 Index345


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