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Short description Adopted as the official book of the International Year of Astronomy (IYA) 2009, this stunningly illustrated history of telescopic discovery ranges from the first telescopes via the Hubble Space Telescope to next generation platforms. Includes the official 59-min IYA DVD.
From the contents Foreword 71. New Views of the Skies 92. Bigger is Better 273. Technology to the Rescue 454. From silver to Silicon 635. Seeing the Invisible 776. Beyond Earth 957. What's Next? 115Authors' Bios 130